July 9, 1777

1777 July 9 (Wednesday).  It rained in the Morning but the showers intermitted — sun shined so as that my Bees swarmed — no body to help, till Mr. Belknap accidentally came.  I had sent for Neighbour Harrington, who came and they hiv’d the [swarme?].  Mr. Belknap dined with me.  Reuben Lambson came home at night.