1769 April 12 (Wednesday). Rode to Mr. Bemus at Waterton. Payd him Ten Dollars. Cambridge. Requested Mr. Thomas Barrett to take my Son John as an Apprentice; but don’t succeed. Proceed to Boston. Visit Mrs. Holbrook: dine at Mr. Surcombs, who is full of trouble about his Daughters Conduct. My Horse is put up there. Visit divers of my Relatives, especially my Brother. Was at His Honours this Eve, and read him my account of the Captivity of the Rice’s. Lodge at Capt. Bradfords.