May 21, 1739

1739 May 21 (Monday).  Word having been brought by Brother Hicks and also by Mr. James Maynard of my Honored aged Mothers Illness and desire that I would go down to her, I set out, and rode through Southborough.  N.B. Abraham Moss[1] with me on the Road to Framingham, visited Mr. Swift,[2] proceeded to Cambridge, but was somewhat late.

[1]One of Parkman’s hired hands.

[2]Rev. John Swift.