1736 July 5 (Monday). I rode up to Mrs. Hannah Brecks, and bought Two well fleshed Piggs, at 16/ per. David Batherick according to my Order came down with Panniers to transport the Piggs in. Mr. Caleb Rice and Mr. Diman were my Company in my Journey as far as Weston; as was likewise Mr. Joseph Rice Representative for the Town of Marlborough. I turned from the Company to Mr. William Williams and dined There. N.B. Our Discourse of his Denyal to go to Rutland. Mr. Seccomb of Harvard there. I had his Company to Waterton. To F. Champneys. Mrs. Susan Champney came at Evening from Boston.
Joseph Rice served as Marlborough’s representative to the General Court, 1733-1736, 1739 (Hudson, History of Marlborough, 284).