e river and at the end of the old rangeway, now North street.
In the division of the estate, nineteen and three-quarters acres fell to the son William, which he seems to have improved by fencing, building a barn and planting an orchard.
Relative to this, we reproduce portions of his diary above alluded to:
1738.Apr. 7 bought of Joseph Porter one hundred and a half of
Rails 2/5 P C. £3.7.6
Bought 130 Posts of Charls £5.5.0
Bought of Deacon Waterman 40 Rails £ 1.10.6.
Bought of Ebenezer Porter 100 Rails
Paid Mr. Willis for Boating up—Rails and posts £ 1.
Bought of Mr. Austin a Jack 3.10.
Went to Charlestown Re[turne]d 10
8 1 p[reache]d at Charlestown all day
Paid David an Indian the sum of £ 5. for stone wall
April 15 I p[reache]d
April 13 and 16 grafted in my Orchard and in the Parson-
age land abt So Grafts Paid Primus £0.8
April 25 Went to Boston
27 Planted 60 Apple Trees at my Farm to South of ye house
1751.June 14 Recd of Mr. Goodwin a Chaise