1768 March 15 (Tuesday). Alexander left us early to go to Framingham to Mr. Brown’s and carrys a Letter from me to him, desiring his Advice about Mr. Conants place and works at Oxford. John went to Mr. Flagg, Maltster at Grafton. Pays for and brings 4 Bushel of Malt. The price 1/2 a Dollar per Bushel. P.M. Mr. Mellen here, in his way to Hopkinton. Mr. Forbes came from Brookfield and lodged here.