March 9, 1736

1736 March 9 (Tuesday).  I rode to Charleston — Mr. Breck[1] of Springfield with me.  Dined with my Honoured Mother[2] at Boston.  Spent the Afternoon and Eve among my Relatives.  N.B. Capt. Malachi Foot and his Wife from New York and other Company, at Brother Elias’s.  N.B. Capt. Foots going home with Dr. Kennadys[3] Daughters and tarrying late, to his wife’s, his Mothers, and the Companys Disquietment.

[1]Robert Breck, Jr. (1713-1784), Harvard 1730, minister of the First Church of Springfield, 1736-1784.  SHG, 8:661-80.

[2]Parkman’s mother, Elizabeth (Adams) Parkman.

[3]Possibly Dr. High Kennedy (c. 1684-1760) of Boston; Boston Post-Boy, Oct. 20, 1760, p.[1].