August 7, 1776

1776 August 7 (Wednesday).  Breck goes a Journey after Teams which were expected with various Goods from Albany and New-York, to be brought from Norwich, but did not come.  Mr. Francis Pierce’s Child dies.  I was differently employed but alas!  Too little purpose; attending upon Haying, and my Workmen that make up and bring home 2 Load from different Lots.  See Almanack.