July 6, 1747

1747 July 6 (Monday).  Ebenezer and Thomme Hilling.  Mr. Joseph Williams of Marlborough here to finish our agreement about Thomme.  The Indentures were Sign’d at this Time But Thomme is to Stay with me 3 weeks to help me get my Hay.  Letter from Mr. Taylor[1] of Milton to request me to send him all I could collect about Benjamin Tainter, he being about to write to a Gentlemen in Canada.  Mr. Loring came from Sudbury and lodg’d here.

[1]The Reverend John Taylor (Harvard 1721), the minister of Milton, 1728-1750.  Sibley, VI, 569-571.