1744 January 16 (Monday). Cold, Windy. Neighbour Wheeler here, he brought 2 Bushels of Rie at 16 shillings per Bushel. John Roberts of Grafton was also here, to ask my Advice concerning his applying to Books and Learning in order to his Education for the Ministry.
Roberts did not pursue his interest. Later in 1746 he married Elizabeth Fay of Westborough. Pierce, Grafton, 559.