1779 August 2 (Monday). Breck has found [bound?] sundry books for me, viz. Dr. Scott’s Sermon Vol. II. Which is on the Love of God: Firmin’s Real Christian and Shepherd’s Three Select Pieces, and mended several others. Mr. Joseph Harrington has brought a Loin of Veal, which I would take a grateful notice of. Rumours of a British Fleet. The Town meet on a number of important Articles relative to the affairs of the State; particularly to choose several Delegates for the Conventions. We are to meet for Preparing a plan of Government in this State, and another respecting the Depreciation of money, etc. Mr. Nathan Maynard junior goes to Boston for Breck and carries in his Team Mr. Eli Forbes’ Trunk. Old Mr. David Maynard here and carrys to Mr. Peter Whitney’s, Henry on Psalms etc.