1750 June 1 (Friday). Thomas return’d to Concord; and Mrs. Nanny and Beckky Gott with him as far as Marlborough. Ebenezer and Joseph put up a Partition Fence from South to North in the upper part of the Great Pasture. I finish’d the Life of Miley Ismael Emperor of Morocco. P.M. Mr. Millen and his Spouse, accompany’d by Mr. Palmer, Schoolmaster, here. The Weather, especially in the Nights, very Cool for Some Time.
John Harrison, The Tragicall Life and Death of Muley Abdala Melek, the late King of Barbarie (Delph, 1633).
The Reverend John Mellen of Sterling.
Joseph Palmer (Harvard 1747) kept school in Westborough and neighbouring towns for about 2 years. He was the second minister of the First Church in Norton, 1753-1791. Sibley, XII, 197-199.