October 31, 1758

1758 October 31 (Tuesday).  Have received but slender supply from Mr. Maynard the Collector for my Journey — but the Necessitys of my Family required it, that I Should go.  Mr. Batherick helped my son Alexander, in Cutting down the remainder of my Indian Corn.  Mr. Joseph Chaddocks wife here to be examined.  Dined at home.  A second Dinner at Mr. Stones.  Lodged at Mr. Cushings at Waltham, but he was gone to Ordination at Andover.