July 2, 1751

1751 July 2 (Tuesday).  Mr. Cushing and his Wife here on their Journey to Cambridge.  Ebenezer and Thomas also rode down.  I visited Mrs. Pratt.  Din’d at Deacon Newton’s where my young Carpenters board.  I visited at Mr. Ebenezer Rice’s where two Children have the Throat Distemper.  Was at Mr. Charles Rice’s and at Captain Bakers.  An hot Day.  At Eve I was much tir’d with my Walks.  Wrote to Mr. Edmund Quincy[1] about my Collection of Poems.

[1]Squire Quincy (Harvard 1722) of Braintree.