April 2, 1779

1779 April 2 (Friday).  My son and Daughter Baldwin left us to go to Brookfield.  A Marvellous Day for Warmth.  Col. Baldwin says if I send my Cattle to his pasture they shall fare as well as his will.  Mr. John Forbes here and dines with us.  He brings me and I read the Constitution of the State of Vermont.  Mr. Fish wrote a Letter to me to desire me to forward a Subscription for his Reply to Mr. Foster of Leicester, concerning Infant Baptism.  I headed a paper, subscribed and set it agoing.  Several Young Gentlemen being present, viz. Sr. Crosby, Elijah Brigham and Abraham Holland.  The weather wonderful warm etc.