1753 January 16 (Tuesday). Billy goes to School to learn to write, the School being kept at Captain Maynards. The Precinct meet to Day to enquire into their Debts and grant money instead of Mr. James Maynards Rates to make up my Sallery for last Year. Mr. Martyn and his Wife came p.m. and tarry over night. At Eve Mr. Stephen White of Waltham and Mr. Walker of Brookfield.