August 29, 1744

1744 August 29 (Wednesday).  Major Jones with his Chain Men accompany’d by Mr. Miller,[1] Deacon Forbush[2] and Beriah Rice,[3] are come, in their measuring, to my gate, and thence proceed to the South Eastward to go down to Mr. Belknaps Corner.  At Eve I visited Captain Forbush who grows worse, yet sleeps very much Day and Night.

[1]James Miller of Westborough.

[2]Jonathan Forbush.

[3]Son of Edmund Rice, an original settler.