1774 August 20 (Saturday). Alexander returns from Framingham without Success: His Father Brown gone a journey. Mr. Ezra Bowman who bought my Horse, came and paid for him. His note is given up, on his paying £14.14.8 Lawful money to Breck in my behalf. N.B. Breck delivers 14£ 14/ Lawful to Alexander, by my Order. This I lend Alexander and have his promisory Note for it. The Letter to Mr. Southgate I write over again and add my Engagement that my son Shall pay him and as soon as we can raise his money. Alex goes home. P.M. I attended the Funeral of old Mrs. Mary Grout. She was 82 years old last January. I prayed at the House of Mr. Jonathan Grout, where the assembly was not small.