1752 January 30 (Thursday). Messrs. Charles Bruce and Eleazer Whitney, each a Load of Wood, Mr. Edwards Whipple came with his mare, and putting her into my slay drove my wife and me to his House, and we dined there. I read Dr. Souths sermon on January 30, there. Mr. Walker has made me a pair of Boots. We went to Mr. Eliezer Rice’s, he was not at home, but I discoursed with his wife, she having lately lost her mother by sudden Death. Ebenezer drove our slay home.