March 12, 1781

1781 March 12 (Monday).  Wrote to Elias, and to Brother Breck, about Springfield School.  Sent them to Monro’s.  Mr. Solomon Miller swingles 7 1/2 of Flax.  Began about 11 a.m.  His son Jacob and Mr. James Miller and Joshua Twitchell, get out Rails for me out of my Cedar swamp — One Hundred.  They lodge here.  Mr. Elijah Rice of Henneker came to see me: and relates their Troubles about Mr. Jacob Rice.  Towards night came Col. Baldwin and my Grandson Thomas.  A Letter from Ebenezer at Fish-Kill dated Feb.