1778 August 3 (Monday). Drury Fairbank in a Languishment and going over to Dr. [Scammel?], calls at the Shop. Mrs. [Jemima Hardy?] was here with Objections against Ruth Buck. I [advised?] Mrs. Hardy to go to her, and discourse with her. [illegible] She said she had Seen and spoke with her. [But to?] little [effect?]. Master Eli Brigham came with Mr. William [May?]. The latter tarrys here. Sophy is gone to Southborough for weaving. A Number of the young Men who are going to the War, viz. Jacob Broadus, Gott Maynard and D [an?] Read are here at Evening and I gave them my Advice.