May 25, 1773

1773 May 25 (Tuesday).  Arrived at Cambridge.  Visit Brother Champney at the widow Prentice’s.  Waited on Judge Danforth concerning my Guardianship of my first Children.  He directs me either to bring the Receipts from them, or make out an Account which he will allow and give a [illegible] Dined at Barretts.  Called at Mr. Adams’s at Roxbury.  Called at My Kinsman Baileys at Boston, and Saw Cousen Winter at his House — understand they are marryed — but I manifested Dissatisfaction with it.  At my Sons — at Cousen Bradfords — at the Sale of Sir Francis Barnards Library.  Bought Origines Sacrae, folio and Sir Thomas Moores Eutopia.[1]  Lodge at my Son’s.

[1]Possibly the 1753 Philadelphia edition, Thomas More, The Common-Wealth of Utopia.  Containing a Learned and Pleasant Discourse of the Best State of a Publick Weal, As It Is Found in the New Island Called Utopia (Philadelphia, 1753).