April 2, 1744

1744 April 2 (Monday).  Rode through Southborough to Cambridge.  Call’d at the house of the late Mr. Mathis to Sympathize with the Widow and Children, and to obtain a particular and distinct account of the Deceas’d and the manner of his leaving the World.  Was also at Mr. Stones and din’d there, where was also the Coroner, viz. Lieutenant Hezekiah Ward.  From Horns had Colonel Nathum Wards Company down.  We call’d to pay our Regards to the good and aged Mr. Swift.  Rainy before I got to Father Champneys, where I lodg’d.