1757 January 19 (Wednesday). The Cold rather increases. This was one of the Coldest mornings. Lord Loudon upon the Road to Boston. Judge Ward dined with us and p.m. I visited (by Special Request) Mr. Joseph Knowltons two sons again, Nathaniel being very low. Had Mr. Williams’s Mare. Called at Mr. Eliezer Rice’s. Peter and Amon Blanc there. N.B. There were two French men called at my House to day, their Names Peter and Simon Blanc – Cousins (as they say) of our Neighbours.