1781 June 30 (Saturday). Col. Ward came and acquainted me with the Appointment of a Fast to be there next Thursday come sennight. Dr. Hall calls here in his way to Southborough. Mr. Scott came in and tells me his sick Daughter at Mr. Gale’s, is better. Very heavy Artilary is upon the Road, transporting on the Road, among which there is a Mortar of [blank] Weight — and a Number of large Cannon. A Court held at Deacon Woods was continued.