February 3, 1746

1746 February 3 (Monday).  Town Meeting for Town Debts.  N.B. I sent in a Paper to the Town to Consider the Dammages I sustain by the long delay of my Dues – especially £82 old Tenor, from June 5 in the Year 1744 to October 20 of the same Year.  Eli Forbush here.  Letter from Mr. Jenison.[1]  Deacon Forbush, Beriah Rice — all upon the Same Thing, viz. to have me teach Eli and Asaph Rice.[2]  Brother Hicks here.  Sarah Henry at work here on Ebenezers Jackett etc.

[1]William Jenison, the former schoolmaster of Westborough.

[2][Additional footnote: Asaph Rice (1733-1816), Harvard 1752, was the son of Beriah and Mary (Goodnow) Rice of Westborough.  After graduation he taught school, tried his hand at the “practice of Physick,” worked with Eli Forbes at a mission, and then served as minister of Westminster.]