1765 April 29 (Monday). Thomas Arnold came to work for me half his Time. We have Mr. Nurse’s Horse and steers to draw stones for the Orchard Wall next the Road. I visited [blank] Haven, who is exercised with epileptic Fitts. P.M. Jacob Rice of H. College here, and invites to his Commencement. Old Mrs. Baker and her Daughter in law, make us a Visit. Thomas Bond at Eve delivers me 17/6 from the Society of young Men, who meet at the Sabbath House; For the Trouble we have been at, this last Quarter of a Year.
Jacob Rice (1740-1824; Harvard 1765), SHG 16:208-10.