March 16, 1747

1747 March 16 (Monday).  Visited Jonathan Maynard.  Dr. Gott din’d with us.  Meeting to choose precinct officers.  Major Williams[1] of Stockbridge lodg’d here.  He was marching his Company down in order to his going to Annapolis but receiv’d Counter Orders on the Road — his men return’d back, but himself proceeding to Boston.

[1]Ephraim Williams, the leading citizen of Stockbridge.