1723 August 27 (Tuesday). My Landlord having borrowed me an horse (of his Neighbour Mr. David How) Mr. Ward and I rode away. We first call’d at Mr. Woods but he was not at home. We rode to Mr. Barretts Lodgings but he was not there. We rested a While Smoak’d, etc., and took our Horses and went out to Meet him. Mr. Wood was riding with his Wife. Mr. Barrett we Saw, and brought Them home. I Lodg’d with Mr. Barrett. I had his very Strong Pressures to take up with Westburgh, etc.
Captain John Wood of Hopkinton.