August 22, 1739

1739 August 22 (Wednesday).  Rainy forenoon.  Din’d at Father Champneys.  N.B. Father in a very disquieted and distracted State — from home by Night and by Day — has not been in Bed for scarcely a month together.  P.M. Showery yet I rode to  Boston.  My Mother in a low, Sick, feeble, Dangerous State.  My Kinsman Elias lodges Still at Captain Sharps — So that I Saw him not, this Journey.  Lodg’d at Brother Elias’s.