October 6, 1769

1769 October 6 (Friday).  Capt. Coffin and Son go on their Journey.  Mr. John Potter here and received the Laboratory or school of Arts.  For which he gives me 23/ old Tenor more (and Offers me 30/) rather than accept of my Offer to return his Dollar: but at the Same time I told him I demanded Nothing of him.  Lt. Bakers Young Man and Team, with mine, are plowing as Yester Day and finish it.