1744 August 22 (Wednesday). I rode up to Worcester Court — from Mr. Cushings had Dr. Stanton Prentice’s Company. Visited Mr. Burr and Dr. Breck. Mr. Solomon Prentice came there and we went together to the Court — where I attended the forenoon. I din’d at Mr. Burrs with Mr. Loring of Marlborough and Dr. Breck. P.M. a very lazy Time, whilst I neither Care to be at the Court, it being Sultry Hot, nor Ventur’d to go to the prisoner (Edward Fitz Patrick) but convers’d with Some of my old Nei[gh]bours who had gone from us whom I occassionally light of, and at Eve was at Mr. Waldo’s. But I lodg’d with my Brother Breck. N.B. at Captain Daniel Wards where I lodg’d, Mr. Ebenezer Wheeler and many of that Company had taken up their Quarters.
Physician of Lancaster.
Samuel Breck, physician of Worcester.
Jonathan Loring, a lawyer.
Cornelius Waldo, Jr., son of the prominent merchant of the same name in Boston. See Waldo Lincoln, Genealogy of the Waldo Family (Worcester, 1902), 1:71-72.
The son of Obadiah Ward, an early settler of Worcester. See Andrew H. Ward, Ward Family, Descendants of William Ward (Boston, 1851), 23.