1769 December 13 (Wednesday). Mr. David Maynard came and killed a Swine for me. John is greatly indisposed, but lends an Hand; Samuel is also assisting. Was at Mr. Arnolds. ‘Tis hop’d they are somewhat better. At Lt. Bakers. Received of him 23£ 11/ old Tenor. My son Ebenezer came from Brookfield and brought 3 Heifers to be kept at my Barn.