1759 October 11 (Thursday). Mr. Thomas Frost here and mowes Bushes. Mrs. Martyn and Mrs. Minot with her youngest Child, here. We can’t tell whether Sarah goes backward or forward. Mrs. Rice sends me 3 Barrells more of Cyder. William Pierce here — I admonished him for his Drinking too hard and he seems to thank me. At Night I grew a great deal worse. Go to bed ill with a sore Mouth. Fear there is much Canker. I have considerable Fever.