1771 June 7 (Friday). Joseph wants to go home. Deacon Wood is going to Hopkinton, acquaints Mr. Chamberlin with his Sons illness. Nathan (another Son) rides over, and p.m. works in his Brother Josephs Stead; Joseph rides home. At Eve came Mr. Daniel Nurse and paid me Twenty five pounds and two shillings old Tenor. Mr. Fisk of Brookfield and his Wife came from Cambridge. Afterwards Mr. Forbes and his Wife and son Eli came: and they lodged here.