October 24, 1758

1758 October 24 (Tuesday).  Deacon Burnap receives and pays for one of Edwards on Original Sin.  William Dunlop here being newly come from the Lake and brings me fresh news from my Billy.  My own Boys are employed about my Corn and have the Assistance of one of Mr. Rice’s Twins: thus, Alexander goes over in the morning and with Mr. Rice’s Oxen and Mr. Pratts Cart, assisted by Joseph Rice (or rather the Twin with his) my part of Crop of Corn is brought over and laid upon my House; and after Dinner they go to my Cook Field, and cutt up and bring home part of that.  Thomas helps them in loading and driving home.  Rain at Eve.