January 16, 1744

1744 January 16 (Monday).  Cold, Windy.  Neighbour Wheeler here, he brought 2 Bushels of Rie at 16 shillings per Bushel.  John Roberts[1] of Grafton was also here, to ask my Advice concerning his applying to Books and Learning in order to his Education for the Ministry.

[1]Roberts did not pursue his interest.  Later in 1746 he married Elizabeth Fay of Westborough.  Pierce, Grafton, 559.