December 10, 1759

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.