September 19, 1778

1778 September 19 (Saturday).  I have no Message from Mr. Bonds, but hear that John is like to Recover.  Isaac Forbush comes to buy my Oxen — says they are worth 80£ (lawful money) — but Mr. Isaac Parker having them and bespoke them I can’t sell them.  Am closely engaged in my Preparations.  May God graciously assist!  John Honeywood with us — reading, drawing, etc.