1738 February 28 (Tuesday). My Spouse first got down stairs after her illness. After Dinner Brother Breck and my Kinsman rode to Marlborough. I rode as far with them as my visit to old Mr. Forbush led me. Mr. Forbush in a very low State and not likely to Continue. At Evening wrote by Neighbour David Maynard, junior, to Brother Samuel Parkman by who I sent the Ballance of Mr. Billings (Taylor at Boston) Accompt, being 9£.