1738 July 22 (Saturday). Mr. Jotham Brigham of Marlborough came up with the Request of Mrs. How the wife of Jonathan How, that I would go down to her Husband, who was under terrible Distraction, and Mr. Rogers would come up to Westborough to change tomorrow We had a great Deal of Hay to take care of, but towards Night I rode down. Mr. Rogers came up but I miss’d of him. Mr. How was in a piteous State intirely wild and confus’d, continually talking and worrying and Several to hold him. When I had pray’d with them I repair’d to my Lodgings at Madame Fisks.