1740 April 23 (Wednesday). Very warm, but yet windy. I rode to Captain Warrins that I might send to Boston by Mr. Samuel Harrington who was to call there. I sent also to Mr. Francis Bowman of Lexington by the Same.
Prominent officeholder, magistrate and representative of the town in the General Court. Charles Hudson, History of the Town of Lexington (Boston, 1868), 17.