May 31, 1776

1776 May 31 (Friday).  Took a View of the Fortifications on various Eminences.  Went to Charlestown; in Ruins — to Bunker-Hill, Winter-Hill, Prospect-Hill.  Parted with my dear sons in Law.  Rode to Mr. Turells, and was there refreshed, though late for Dinner.  T. Appleton came here.  I rode to my Kinsman Briant at Stoneham.  Lodged there.  N.B. Was received with great Joy; and was entertained generously.