June 21, 1742

1742 June 21 (Monday).  Broke fast at Dr. Smiths.[1]  Came home by Mr. Snells[2] by whom my wife sent Two Piggs to Boston.  And I sent to the widow Greenwood by Neighbour Jedidiah How what I was indebted for Books lately bought of her — viz. £4.10.0.

[1]Joshua Smith (1719-1756) of Shrewsbury, b. May 4, 1719, son of Benjamin and Hannah Smith of Newbury (Newbury VR, 1:480).

[2]Probably John Snell of Hopkinton who d. Feb. 19, 1807, a. 93 (HVR, 450).  The Hopkinton vital records list the baptism of nine children, 1749-1764, but do not identify his wife or any earlier children.