1774 September 8 (Thursday). Visit at Mr. Joseph Grouts. His son very low, but his mind in proper Exercise. Prayed there. Rode to Mr. D. Nurse’s and Mr. Childs to bespeak Cyder, which is very Scarce. P.M. rode to See old Lt. Bruce under his Cancer. Prayed there. N.B. While I was there Mrs. Beeton with her son and Team, removed her mothers Goods to their House.