August 7, 1738

1738 August 7 (Monday).  Early in the morning I rode down to Mr. Bradishes to get James to help me in the Meadow and mett him going there.  Both Moss and he rak’d all Day except a little turn of mowing in the Morning.  I went to see them and to Mr. Eliezer Rice’s and Mr. James Maynard’s[1] where I din’d.  N.B. I was bit by Mr. Eliezer Rice’s[2] Dog.  Mr. Pannell reap’d part of my Rie.

[1]An original settler of Westborough.

[2]Eleazer Rice lived in Marlborough close to the boundary of Westborough.