1740 December 16 (Tuesday). Bright but Cold Weather. Mr. Taylor of Sudbury and Lieutenant Brigham of Southborough here and din’d with me. Their Errand was to request me to visit Captain Nathan Brigham of Marlborough labouring under great Trouble of Mind. Matthias Rice, Mr. Townsend, Dr. Gott here. I visited Mr. Townsends youngest Child that was Sick.
Joshua Townsend of Westborough.