1778 March 25 (Wednesday). Mr. Stone returned. Mr. Badcock, Breck and Six Women Sing a.m. Training — The Militia-Business is to draw out nine Men to march to Boston. I visited Mr. Eli Whitney who is confined by Rheumatism and Fever. Was at Mr. Tainters — saw there a young Woman with a Baby but they are strangers, even to the people of the House. At my coming home found Mr. Daniel Foster, who preaches at Marlborough; Mr. Wilkins and with them, Masters Moses and Eli Brigham. Mr. Pope of Spencer with his Wife came and lodged here.