October 17, 1774

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.