1772 December 21 (Monday). Returned home in Safety. D.G. But in my way was obliged to call at Lt. John Wood’s to See his Wife. N.B. used great freedom with him concerning his Intemperance. He seemed to take it well; thanked me; would beg of God he might take the Advice and reform etc. Mr. How finishes Breck’s Chimney. Elias goes to Mr. Smiths School Steddily.