1766 February 27 (Thursday). Having Spent the last Evening and this Morning with much amicableness with Mr. Smith, I left him to return Home; but when I had left Cousen Larkin Williams I was Sadly led out of the Way by a great Road made this Winter Time by a Number of Teams that have been into the Swamps and Meadows — but at length was directed right and arrived late. D. Grates Per plurimas. Mr. Moore was gone for Oxford. In the Evening Thomas Arnold brings John Foster to me for my Approbation of his Joining with the Young Mens Society: which I (having cautioned and charged him etc.) gave. Mr. Seth Morse’s wife here to reckon; and I gave her a Note for all I owed to her and her Husband to this Day.