August 8, 1728

1728 August 8 (Thursday).  I entered into Obligation to my Father for the Negro Barrow.  My Father gave me 5£.  I pay’d him 3£ and gave a promissory Bill to pay 66£, the whole making 74£ which was the price of him.


Mr. Cooper[1] Lectur’d on Job 37.16.  I din’d at Mr. Coopers, Mr. Thatcher and Mr. Byles[2] also.

[1]Reverend William Cooper (Harvard 1712) of the Brattle Street Church Sibley, V, 624-634.

[2]Reverend Mather Byles of Hollis Street Church, Boston.