Present Housethe windows for the garret from the l0th to the 14th August. After 1731 the house evidently nu derwent repairs and alterations from time to time. The first Elias was struggling from October in that year to the next May, with a carpenter who was perpetually staying away or doing no work. Some of this work must have been on the house, as he broke two panes of sash-glass and the sash. In 1738 something was done to the gar ret windows that took several days. In 1743 the house was shingled, and again in 1763; and, in 1771, it was repaired at a cost of 400 pounds, by a carpenter who had also the assistance of four of the plantation carpenters.