August 4, 1747

1747 August 4 (Tuesday).  The Two Fellows left us to go to Sutton and Worcester.  Deacon Kimball[1] of Hopkinton here.  P.M. Mr. Bowker and his wife from the Northside.  Mr. Jenison — several Neighbours more.  Forbush with his Theme.  My son Thomas went to Marlborough, Apprentice to Mr. Joseph Williams.  At Eve Mr. Beriah Rice came (when we were short enough as to grain) with a Bushell of Indian Corn and a Bushell of Rice.  N.B. Captain Maynard sent Rody and Jonathan Devereux to Mow for me the forenoon.

[1]Ebenezer Kimball.