1772 April 17 (Friday). Breck’s perplexitys increase. He hears of one Mr. Gillam Bass of Boston, his being at Deacon Woods, who having hired part of the Deacons House (where Mr. Spring lives) designs to open a Shop of Goods there. Breck goes up to Speak with him, but he is gone to Hopkinton. My Son is So uneasy about it that he borrows Mr. Bradshaws Horse and rides to Hopkinton. Mr. Spring and Wife with Billy here.