April 18, 1776

1776 April 18 (Thursday).  Mr. Caleb Harrington a.m. assists me in setting out Trees etc.  Mrs. Stone of Framingham dines with us — her Daughter Goddard of Shrewsbury also; and Mr. Thomas Townsend (Son of Mr. William Blair Townsend) all dined with us.  At Evening came a soldier, Says his Name is James Formoyle of Bedford, Pensylvania belonging to Capt. Cluggedge’s Company, in Col. Thompson’s Regiment of Riflers — has been Sick, but is now hastening to New York.  Prays he may lodge by our Fire.  I pityed and suffered him.