1759 December 10 (Monday). Got Mr. Joseph Baker to go to Mr. Jonah Warrins and view a Young Beeve. Mr. Baker returns that it is not good Beef, nor can he advise me to have her. I conform to his Judgment and Send him a Negative. At Evening Mr. Joseph Wood of Hopkinton here. His Bus’ness with me was upon the Affair of Kenebecks. 30 of this Parish, 8 of Hopkinton, and 12 of Holliston being about to petition for a Township there, and heard I was either one of the Committee of that grand Propriety, or at least a proprietor; whereas both were Mistakes. N.B. Alexander and Breck thrashed Rye.