1744 December 21 (Friday). My Ox very ill — a Fever — bound up. Captain Maynard here administering to him. Lieutenant Tainter here. He rak’d the Ox. At Eve he was somewhat better. Mr. Jonas Warrin here from Upton. Sent word by him that Next Wednesday come sennight (by Divine Leave) I would preach at Upton. N.B. I had told Captain Hazzleton the like a few Days agoe.