1758 November 22 (Wednesday). She works till near night, and then Alexander goes with her home to Southborough, notwithstanding the Rain. Deacon Tainter comes from Boston and informs that my Young Kinsman is still living, but has been several Times thought to be expiring. Mr. Amsden came and presented a young Turkey to roast tomorrow: he having fatted it on purpose for me. May God grant him the Grace of seriousness!