August 7, 1745

1745 August 7 (Wednesday).  My Little Daughter Sarah ill.  At Mr. Matthias Rice’s to talk with him about our North Precincts delaying to pay their £50 though I have waited upon them 3 months and paid Interest because of their Neglect.  He told me he would go to Lieutenant Holloway and Endeavour that he Should come and See me, or do what might serve me.  Was at Mr. Beemans[1] — at Levi Brighams, who has newly got to keeping House at old Mr. Brighams.  At Eve found Mr. Gay[2] of Suffield and his wife here, being on their Journey Home.  Brother Hicks here and his Son John from Cape Briton.

[1]Eleazer Beeman of Westborough.

[2]Rev. Ebenezer Gay, Jr. SHG 10:171-175.