September 10, 1754

1754 September 10 (Tuesday).  Lieutenant Ward here with his Instruments, and he with Mr. Nathaniel Whitney Measure this Piece of Land where my House Stands and the Lines agreed upon Yesterday.  Robert Morton of Mendon here, with his Box, Glass and Prospects; and he Shews us his Sights, gratis.  Master Richard Martyn[1] brought his Sister Molly here, and left her to Stay with us a little while.

[1]The son of the Reverend John Martyn of Northborough.