August 19, 1755

1755 August 19 (Tuesday).  I rode to Marlborough.  Din’d at Mr. Smiths.[1]  Hear that Dr. Breck[2] was in Marlborough over the Sabbath, and went out of Town but this Morning to return home, and has not come to See his Sister.  At Deacon Tainters and at Mr. Henry Barns’s — Improve him to help me to a Chap for my old Place.  Return home in the Eve.

[1]The Reverend Aaron Smith.

[2]Samuel Breck, the physician of Springfield, was the son of the late Reverend Robert Breck of Marlborough.