July 16, 1759

1759 July 16 (Monday).  I rose early; Sat out in Mrs. Nurse’s Chair and the Baldwin Horse some time before the Sun.  At Mr. Stone’s just when he rose.  Broke Fast at Coll. Buckminsters.  Baited at Mr. Ebenezer Hammonds.  Dined at Dr. Wheats at Boston where I arrived at about 3/4 after one; when they were almost ready to sit down at Table.  P.M. at Brother Samuels.  His Daughter Bradford had a Daughter about a fortnight old — named Elizabeth.  N.B. her husband came home two Days before the Child was born.  Mrs. Winter in a low Condition.  Put up my Chair and Horse, and lodged my self, at Brother Samuels.  Capt. Bradfords Brother from Rhode Island lodged there with me.