November 11, 1740

1740 November 11 (Tuesday).  Mr. Daniel Forbush[1] came and mended my Chimney, on the north side under the Roof of the House, a part of which we took off and clos’d up again.  He pointed round the Chimney, and the Kitchen Jamms etc.  My Wife rode to Marlborough with Brother Hicks upon my mare, to be blooded, and return’d at Evening.  Lieutenant Tainter and Mr. Charles Rice got me down several turns of wood with my Oxen.  In the Evening Charles Woods[2] was married to Phebe Rice.  A Considerable Number of young persons and others present.  Put up the mare tonight in the Barn.

[1]Son of Deacon Jonathan Forbush.

[2]Of Southborough.