August 11, 1766

1766 August 11 (Monday).  At Neighbour Nurse’s Importunity Caleb and John goe to help him in his haying and Harvest.  Mr. Moore having come from No. 1 last week, to North Shrewsbury and preached for Mr. Morse yesterday, came here to Breakfast this morning.  Master Cushing also brought his sister Bridget, who is out of Health.  After Dinner they all (and take Sarah with them) mount.  Mr. Moore has my Mare, and Mr. Wheelocks Chaise (leaves his own Horse to be sent to him, when at Boston) and promises to be very careful of my poor Daughter — who is so exceeding tender.  They hope to get to Mr. Bridge’s at Sudbury, and then to Boston tomorrow.  The Town met upon adjournment to See whether they would give Instructions to their Representative respecting the provinces paying the Damages sustained by those last year, who were supposed to stand by the Law, and by authority.  At Eve Visit and pray with Mrs. Wood.  Am Surprized to see her smoaking.