February 26, 1740

1740 February 26 (Tuesday).  My Wife rode to Marlborough on Brother Hicks’s Mare.  I rode with her as far as Captain Forbush’s.[1]  I went to Mr. Cooks.[2]  Got an Iron Hoop fitted for dirty Shoes at my west Door.  Visited old Mrs. Forbush,[3] Ensign, Captain.  Neighbor Barns[4] — N.B. their Child very Sick.

[1]Samuel Forbush.

[2]Cornelius Cook, Westborough blacksmith.

[3]Widow of Thomas Forbush.

[4]Richard Barnes.