December 12, 1757

1757 December 12 (Monday).  Sent by Mr. Joseph Harrington (my Brother in Law) 56£ 5/old Tenor to my son Ebenezer that he might be in preparation for purchasing the Gilbert Place; designing to send him more when I Shall receive it.  In much Difficulty to keep my Mare, or any other of my Creatures, over at t’other place.  Samuel goes to Mrs. Mary Bradish’s School and boards there.