December 2, 1778

1778 December 2 (Wednesday).  Elias sat out early to return to Cambridge and Timothy with him to bring back the mare which he was to ride upon as far as Framingham.  Timothy returns about 2 o’clock, and brings Patty Forbush, one of Mr. Ebenezer Forbush’s Daughters to spin here.  Mr. Daniel Forbes came kindly to inform Mrs. P_____ of a Medicine, which he would send her some of, to cure her Indispositions.