1759 October 8 (Monday). Was pritty much confined by Reason of the Ague in my Face. Sarah rides in the Chair whenever the Weather allows. Her sister Baldwin rides with her. We are not able to judge of her Case, only that She remains low. Deacon Tainter brought her up from Boston a fey Oyster in the shells — these she Eats with a good Relish when almost Nothing besides. Two of the Parish Committee viz. Lieut. Brigham and Mr. David Maynard to see whether I would have any Thing put into the warrant for a precinct Meeting. I prayed ‘em to put in the Article of setting my Sallery which they consented to.