November 23, 1736

1736 November 23 (Tuesday).  David carted out Muck.  P.M. Neighbour Hezekiah How[1] with him.  At Eve at a very handsome Supper at Mr. Townsends, and handsomely invited to it; Neighbour Rogers and his wife there also.

[1]Parkman identified Hezekiah How as among the “first inhabitants” of Westborough (WCR, flyleaf).  How died on June 19, 1768: “My old Neighbour Hezekiah How dyed about 10 o’Clock this forenoon. May god Sanctify it to me! and to those he has left behind!”  His wife Elizabeth had joined the Westborough church on Oct. 25, 1730, having been dismissed from the Marlborough church (WCR, 24).