July 17, 1751

1751 July 17 (Wednesday).  Lieutenant Tainter here in the Morning and deliver’d me 22£ 10/ old Tenor.  My Wife and I rode to Captain Bakers, where lodges Mr. Thomas Chase, a young Practitioner in Physick and Surgery.  My wife blooded by him.  Neighbours John Rogers and John Frost reap Rye, p.m. but do not get it down, though it be but an Acre.  Mr. Fish of Upton here to ask me to preach his Lecture next Friday; but I am oblig’d to deny him.