October 26, 1739

1739 October 26 (Friday).  Rode to Mr. Tainters[1] and Browns[2] at Waterton.  Met Mr. Francis Bowman and Mr. Samuel Harrington.  Din’d at Mr. Strattons of Waltham.  Bargained with Mr. Bowman for his Mare.  Rode home with Mr. Harrington and a Considerable Company of Neighbors, etc.  Ensign Forbush, etc.  We rode over the new Bridge.  Not well at Wards, but held up home between 10 and 11 at Night.

[1]Capt. John Tainter of Watertown, brother of Deacon Simon Tainter of Westborough.

[2]Deacon William Brown, a prominent resident of Waltham.