February 12, 1748

1748 February 12 (Friday).  Ebenezer at Mr. How’s.  Mr. Peam Cowel[1] of Boston came.  N.B. Lieutenant Ward of Southborough here, I paid him in full of 24£ old Tenor, for 6 yeards of Blue Broad cloth which my wife bought of him at Boston.  Mr. Ebenezer Maynard brought up a variety of Things for us — Sugar, Molasses, Chocolate and a Box from Brother Samuel Parkman’s containing 3 volumes of Synopsis Criticicorum and a Black Coat which Brother offers to sale for 10£.  Mr. Cowell lodged here.

[1]Parkman’s niece, Elizabeth, married Peam Cowell.