1780 March 16 (Thursday). Elias depended upon Mr. Elisha Parker to go to Boston and in returning to bring up our Horse: but by Parker not going, Elias is disappointed and does not go. I finished reading Lord Chesterfield’s Letters, but the Miscel. no farther than page 578. We have such another Winter by the Storm of Snow, which came today as makes us think of the Value of Wood, and pity such as are destitute.