May 1, 1744

1744 May 1 (Tuesday).  Robert Bradish and George Smith here in the Morning.  I renewed my admonition.  Bradish Submitted — but Smith was refractory and went off so.  Thomas Winchester planting Corn south side.  Dr. Gott and Brother Samuel Breck came up from Marlborough and din’d with Me.  My Wife walk’d with her Brethren to visit Captain Maynard.[1]  Rainy p.m.  Thomas is broke off.  Brother Samuel tarried over Night and Hay being Short Sent his Horse to old Mr. Maynards.  Brother Breck upon his Journey to Springfield purposing to buy and settle in Worcester, there being now no Settled Physician there.  Very pleasant – Thomas Planting.

[1]John Maynard.