1764 September 27 (Thursday). Deacon Tainter here. His Son Supplys me with a Quarter of Beef. Weighs 82 lbs. Part with 40 lb. to Neighbour Lock. Deacon Cutts our Beef out. He dines with us. P.M. Mrs. Maynard visits us. Also Mrs. Cushing and Mrs. Morse of Shrewsbury: the latter with her young Child, Annis. They lodge here, as does Master Cushing. N.B. Mr. Bowman here — informs me that Oxford has met and added 500£ old Tenor to his Settlement. N.B. Polly Wood dyed this Morning.