September 13, 1739

1739 September 13 (Thursday).  A.M. I walk’d over to Mr. Hezekiah Hows.  At noon Mr. Biglo din’d with me and he work’d the afternoon.  Mow’d Bushes and pik’d stalks.  I rode his Horse down to Mr. Daniel Maynards[1] at Marlborough to see his Horses; but he was gone from home.  N.B. One [blank] Darby, a Young Man of Concord, rode with me.  I was at Mr. Beemans[2] and Mr. David Brighams[3] as I return’d.  Jerusha Ward[4] and Mercy Nurse here.

[1]Brother of James Maynard of Westborough.

[2]Eleazer Beemon of Westborough.

[3]An original settler of Westborough who lived near Parkman.  DeForest and Bates, Westborough, 46-47.

[4]Daughter of Increase Ward of Westborough.