1769 February 17 (Friday). Sarah has brought from Oxford the Vicar of Wakefield, in 2 Volumes, which are read here, and Noah Volume 2. Breck goes to Dr. Crosby for Some Remedy against a breaking out that he is troubled with. At Eve Mr. John Wood here, with his own and his Fathers Accounts. His Kinsman Mr. James Mellen of Hopkinton came with a Petition for a Contribution, as a Sufferer by the late Burning of his House, Signed by Rev. Messrs. Barrett and Prentiss.