October 8, 1774

1774 October 8 (Saturday).  Alexander rode with me to Mr. Conklins, that I might See what Security my Son had given Mr. Southgate.  We went also to Capt. Henshaws, who Shewed me the Remonstrance of the Congress of the County of Worcester to Governor Gage against the hostile Preparations on Boston Neck.  I dined with Mr. Pope of Spencer at Dr. Frinks.  Rode to Brookfield.  Called to see Capt. Wit.  Went to my Son Baldwins, where was a young school-master, Mr. Fisher Ames.  Lodged at Mr. Forbes’s.