1767 May 15 (Friday). Am sent for to go to Mr. Ebenezer Chamberlins junior — his Wife being in Travail and can’t be delivered — went — found she was delivered but the Child dead. Prayed. Dr. Ball accompanyed me back. Deacon Mellen of Hopkinton (I hear) is to be buryed to Day. N.B. Lt. Baker here — wants my Mare to go to Mendon or rather to Cumberland. I complyed. T. and J. finish planting Indian Corn. P.M. Temple and John with the Oxen at Mr. Nurse’s. Mr. Daniel Miller here and gives up all further Hope of my Oxen. We are still at Times doing something about Gardening.