August 24, 1739

1739 August 24 (Friday).  On my Journey I met with Captain Samuel Chandler according to Appointment at Captain Saltmarshes.[1]  We call’d at Mr. Warham Williams’s[2] at Waltham.  We din’d at Mr. Woolsons, Call’d at Mr. Cook’s — and at Marlborough.  Made it late home.  N.B. The vast Damage done to the Hay upon Sudbury Meadows, etc. by the late Excessive Rains.

[1]Thomas Saltmarsh, a former sea captain, was an innkeeper at Watertown for many years.  Bond, Watertown, 414, 913.

[2]Minister of Waltham.