December 26, 1758

1758 December 26 (Tuesday).

Miss Betty works here a.m.  Dines here; as does Miss Patty Dunlop.  Afternoon the former goes to Merchant Rice’s.  The other is upon the Affair of her Fathers Rates.  Billy uneasy to be gone to Brookfield.  Deacon Bond brings 4 Load of Wood to Day.  My pile increased to upwards of 50 Load in the whole.  Peter LeBlanc junior of Shrewsbury with Amon here.  Our Days are a shadow and we have no abiding!  But besides their Brevity they are Evil.