August 19, 1782

1782 August 19 (Monday).  Mr. James Downs, having worked for me in Ditching my Interval, I paid him his Demand for 26 Rod, 26/ by a Note to the Constable Harrington.  P.M. came Ebenezer Son of Ensign Fay to acquaint me with the Death of the Infant which had lain so low and to desire me to attend the Funeral tomorrow.  I answered that if they would appoint the Time to be at 8 in the [morn?].