March 11, 1771

1771 March 11 (Monday).  And Works here.  Adjournment of Town Meeting.  Too stormy for me to go to see Mrs. Adams who Still lies very low.  Mr. Moses Nurse is here and reckons; we ballance our Accounts to this Day.  Mr. Daniel Forbes here.  He is no approver of Mr. Ely.  Mr. Israel Walker from Hopkinton.  He wants to know my Inclination to afford Help to Mr. Barret in preaching.  Acquaints me with his going to Upton about Mr. Ely, who, says, went from Westborough on Friday last (Lt. Tainter accompanying), to Hopkinton and offered to preach there; He went to Mr. Barretts and lodged there.  On Saturday, they not accepting his Offer, he went off to Sherburn.