26 – Hot day Therm. 85 – Wind S. W. Went to Town & from thence up the Falls Turnpike to see Mr. Prentiss Merino Sheep sold, the Rams brot on an average $55 – the Ewes each with a Lamb from $120 to $192, I did not think them very fine ~ Paid Joshua in full for mauling Rails & cutting Wood as under~
1640 Rails @ 75 cts $12.30
21 /2 cord Wood @ 50 $10.75
Mrs. T. & [Miss] Merony drank Tea at Mr. Nicols, who with Mr. Littleton Gale walk’d Home with them.
From the journal of Captain Henry Thompson, May 26, 1814. Courtesy the Friends of Clifton.