July 9, 1748

1748 July 9 (Saturday).  Not only tired with my Journey but interrupted with Company both a. and p.m.  Mr. Hall and Mr. Wellman here a.m. and broke their fast here.  Mr. Rawson[1] din’d here in his way to Chauxitt.  N.B. heard there was an Alarm last night at Chauxitt, which was answer’d as low as Marlborough.

[1]Grindall Rawson (Harvard 1741), later the minister at Ware, I751-I754, and at Yarmouth, 1755-1760.  Sibley, XI, 58-64.