1774 October 17 (Monday). The widow Mehitabel Brigham here to talk with me, She having been told I had heard that She did not allow her Children to be corrected at School. And I told her That I had certainly heard so, and for some years it has been said so. But she answered that That was neither her mind nor practice. At Eve the School-Masters Waters and May here. Wrote to Mr. Moore, and Send it to the Care of Capt. Ebenezer White of Rochester.