September 25, 1754

1754 September 25 (Wednesday).  Lieutenant Forbush kindly came and kill’d a fatt Calf for me.  My Wife and I rode in the Chair to visit aged Widow Hannah Rice[1] and took little John with us.  Call’d at Captain Maynards in returning home.  Lieutenant Tainter carry’d down the Calf to Boston.  Lieutenant Brigham of Southborough and his Wife here.  N.B. He shew’d me an Instrument sign’d by his Children by which he was empower’d to take up and dispose of the Land which they had, otherwise, Right to from the Rights of Edmund Rice.  John was dipped again.

[1]Mrs. Jacob Rice.