1779 March 30 (Tuesday). Engaged in Various Readings etc. a.m. P.M. came Parkman Bradshaw from Brookfield. I understand that the Circumstances of my Son Ebenezer are difficult. He has hired of Mr. Hitchcock the House which his son Bradshaw took a Lease of. Sent Mr. Joseph Bond Mr. Bradshaw’s Horse to keep. He himself lodges here. Rec’d Letters from Mr. Whitney about a Contribution for Rhode Island people and concerning the Fast etc. at Bolton.