May 31, 1773

1773 May 31 (Monday).  Breck goes with a Chaise to Southborough and brings my poor Daughter Baldwin, who is weak in Body, and Sunk in Spirits.  O that a gracious God would extend His Pity to her!  P.M. Mr. Forbes and his Wife, with their distressed Sister, leave us to go as far as Worcester, or Leicester [torn] they can: Riding and Diverting Objects being best for her.  N.B. Mrs. P____________ informs me that while I was gone last week came Mr. Leonard of Woodstock and Miss [blank] Jarvis of [torn]ston, in the Journey to Boston.  [Torn] has put up shutters in our dining [torn]