July 2, 1739

1739 July 2 (Monday).  I visited Mr. Isaac Tomlin on Mr. Pomeroys Horse.  John Rogers mowing p.m.  The Gentlemen, viz. Mr. White, Mr. Pomroy, and Mr. Jarvis went afishing at the River by Neighbor Hows.[1]  I went to raking Hay.  At Evening came Brother Robert Breck[2] and with him Mr. Mirrick,[3] a preacher at Cold Spring.[4]  N.B. We lodg’d Seven more than our own Family.

[1]Hezekiah How lived close by the Assabet River, the present boundary between Northborough and Westborough.

[2]Rev. Robert Breck, Jr., of Springfield, Mass.

[3]Noah Merrick (YC 1731), later minister at Wilbraham, Mass., 1741-1776.  Dexter, 431-33.

[4]The plantation which became the town of Belchertown, Mass., in 1761.