August 4, 1736

1736 August 4 (Wednesday).  Heavy, rainy Weather yet.  David rails for kitchin chamber at the [Toup?] of the Stairs, yesterday — and window shutters for Study Window yesterday and to Day.  After I had dined I Sat out upon my Journey to Cambridge on Mr. Dowsings Horse.  I rode down by Mr. Chamberlains and by Mr. Swifts.  One L[ock?] in Company from Framingham to Waterton.  I got to F. Champneys while it was yet early in the Eve.  F. Champney still in a very Piteous State — often abroad, rarely o’bed.