February 15, 1726

1726 February 15 (Tuesday).  After Dinner Mr. Breck appointed to go to his Daughters with me.  I went to Mr. Edward Rice’s[1] Shop and there, taking leave of Mr. Breck, I rode to Williams’s[2] To see Mrs. Williams,[3] it being the first of my being in Town Since she was married.  Returning home I call’d at Captain Wards[4] to warm me it being Cold and to spend a Little time in Conversation with the Captain but he had taken a fortnight ride into Connecticut.

[1]Of Marlborough.

[2]Colonel Abraham Williams, a prominent resident of Marlborough.  Charles Hudson, History of Marlborough (Boston, 1862), p. 470.

[3]Elizabeth Breck, daughter of the Reverend Robert Breck, married Abraham Williams, Dec. 22, 1725.

[4]Nahum Ward of Shrewsbury.  Ward, Shrewsbury, pp. 457-459.