1754 February 28 (Thursday). Ebenezer goes to Brookfield with Mr. Abraham Smith. Mrs. Parkman to t’other House, She not having been there ever since Peach Time till now. Such is her Encumbrance by the Children and Business of the Family. Mr. Bartlett of Sutton here and tells me that Mr. Edmund Greenleaf of Newbury dy’d about a fortnight agoe. May God please to teach me to number my Days so as that I may apply my Heart to Wisdom!