Cloudy. Wind. N.E. but not rainy. The shower last night has refreshed Us. The Corn,
the Gardens, the Pastures, The After feed, the Fruit trees all feel it.
Sullivan gone for a Load of Seaweed. The other Men upon the Wall. In digging a Trench
for the Wall We find Stones enough, in Addition to the old Wall to compleat the New
one. Four hands with a Yoke of Oxen have done Six Rods in four days Monday, Tuesday,
Wednesday and Thursday.
Brisler went Yesterday a plovering with a Party who killed about an hundred.
”Inflexible to preserve, virtuous to pursue, and intelligent to discern the true Interests
of his Country.” Flattering expressions of a Toast, the more remarkable as they originated
in N. York.—God grant they may never be belied, never disproved.
Mr. Sedgwick and Mr. Barrell came up to see me, and gives a sanguine Account of the
future Elections of Senators and Representatives.
Sullivan brought up a Load of Seaweed for the Swine. Trask at Work the 3d day mowing
Bushes in the old Plain.