1766 November 18 (Tuesday). Wrote to Messrs. Chipman and Champney of Beverly, gratefully acknowledging the Receipt of their Favours which I received on the 8th. A.M. Visit at Mrs. Nurse’s. She thinks she has lost the sight of one Eye. Mr. Aaron is ill. Moses was so unhappy as to loose out of his Waggon a Bag with l/8 of hundred of sugar which he had bought for me. Visit at Neighbour Pratts. P.M. John went with my mare and a whirry to Lt. Harringtons, and brought a Barrell of Cyder from thence. Mr. Temple here at Eve. He is come from Framingham. His Discourse was somewhat observable concerning his Joining with the Church. Says he intends to make a Recantation etc. etc.