1779 October 14 (Thursday). I was obliged to leave my Study and ride up to Lieut. Johnathan Grout’s about some Cyder which Mr. Eli Whitney gives me. I dined at the Lieutenant’s. Meet with Mr. Joseph Grout there, and he has much to say about the sad case of his Sister Adams. I advised to have it laid before a few Brethren, and not suffer it to come into the church. I called at Squire Bakers and found Reason to urge the Same Thing. Mr. Cushing from Ashburnham. He has led an Horse for Sophy to ride there. He lodges here. A Letter from Mr. Quincy dated Sept. 23. N.B. Luke Baldwin goes on his Way to Cambridge to wait on his Brother Isaac in going home.