February 21, 1740

1740 February 21 (Thursday).  Mr. Metcalf[1] and Mr. [blank] of Medway here a.m.  Captain Eager p.m.  The Children went to School at Mr. Townsends,[2] This being the first of my knowing the School was kept there, although it had been kept there this fortnight, as the Master told me.  Mr. Goodenow[3] here in the Eve to begin to pay me Rates for the Current Year.

[1]Jonathan Metcalf.

[2]Joshua Townsend.

[3]David Goodenow of Westborough.