1780 November 3 (Friday). Mr. Brigham waited on Mrs. Cotton to Hopkinton. Sent Mrs. Abbe Vol. 2 of De Foe by Mrs. Cotton. N.B. It was brought me by Dr. Stimson some time agoe. As night came on, Elias with Letters from Br. Breck from Springfield. He brings home five young Cattle from Coi’s Hill. The two largest Steers have been taken out of Pasture by Alexander some time ago. Breck sent Mr. Th. Lamson, who cutts wood for me at the Door.