October 6, 1724

1724 October 6 (Tuesday).  I had my Landlords Horse to Ride to Marlboro to See Mr. Breck.  I acquainted him with our Management and with Mr. Rice[1] and his Concern, etc.  Mr. Breck said he did not Expect that he should be with us, however he had no thought of any such thing as Excepting against Mr. Rice.  I call’d in at Merchant Amsdens.[2]  Here were Captain Willard[3]  of Sutton.  Mr. Bailey[4] of Lancaster and Mr. Wilder.[5]  N.B. Captain Willardconcerning Mr. Cushing and I.  I rode to Mr. Samuel Hows[6] in my way to Mr. Swifts.  I lodg’d at Mr. Swifts.[7]

[1]Probably Thomas Rice of Westborough.

[2]Captain Isaac Amsden of Marlborough.

[3]Jonathan Willard.

[4]Benjamin Bayley or Bailey, constable.

[5]Probably Ebenezer Wilder, also of Lancaster.

[6]Of Framingham.

[7]Rev. John Swift of Framingham.