December 4, 1780

1780 December 4 (Monday).  A great Disappointment arose by means of nine young Cattle of Squire’s which broke in upon and destroyed a great part of my Straw which was designed for several uses: Harrington lays up a part of it on the Hovel and Cart Shed — but, the Cattle very troublesome, and a sad interruption to me after they had been driven away, [sic]