March 22, 1769

1769 March 22 (Wednesday).  Read Vol. 2 of the world Displayed being the Conquest of Mexico by Cortes, and end this Vol.  Letter from Mr. Moore of March 11.  Mr. Zebulon Rice has inadvertently cutt down my mark’d Trees at the N.W. Corner of my Swamp (of 5 acres etc.).  It is the greater Trouble as it is the only mark I can easily know and go to.  P.M. Visit old Mrs. Grout, at Mr. Phinehas Hardy’s, Widow Persis Warrin, Mr. Elijah Rice, Mr. Twitchels, Elijah Hardy; and in returning Capt. Benjamin Fay.