1779 May 28 (Friday). Mr. John Belknap calls once more, as he is returning home. Takes the Book he lent me — is very free, against Mr. Foster and deeply concerned what will be the Event. P.M. Mr. William Brigham’s wife, near neighbor to Col. Brigham here, drinks Coffee with us etc. My kinsman, Mr. Thos. Needham, returning from camp at Fish-kill to his family at Salem, comes in to see me. He is more out of Health than when he was here last year, and thinks not to go to the Army again.