October 23, 1747

1747 October 23 (Friday).  I made a few Visits, dispatched a little Business, dined at cousen Elias’s with Madam Delhonde,[1] bargained with my Kinsman for Pools Synopsis 3 last volumes for his Debt to me.  Bought my Wife a plad Gown at brother Sam Parkmans (9 yards for 9£) and paid him for it and for everything else I had there.  Was with Mr. Whipple at Mrs. Keggels at Eve, and hastened to Cambridge (though it rained somewhat) and lodged there.  N.B. Ward of College with Molly.

[1]Wife of Louis Delhonde, the physician.