Monthly Archives: July 1766

July 1, 1766

1766 July 1 (Tuesday).  In the Morning my Wife and I rode to Mr. Thomas Temple’s to the Funeral of their infant (which I baptized on Lords Day morning).  N.B. his Father was there and in his Return dined with … Continue reading

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July 2, 1766

1766 July 2 (Wednesday).  I made a Visit to Mr. and Mrs. Sumner to condole.  Dined there.  Called to See Mrs. Man at Capt. Allens.  Was at Mr. Israel Allens.  At Deacon Miles’s and prayed there.  Visit also at Widow … Continue reading

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July 3, 1766

1766 July 3 (Thursday).  I visit Mrs. Wood and pray with her.  Caleb mows the Balks round the Orchard and round the Island Field, and rakes and Cocks such of it as will do.

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July 4, 1766

1766 July 4 (Friday).  Caleb bottoms Chairs, being foul Weather, and teaches John to do it.

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July 5, 1766

1766 July 5 (Saturday).  [No entry.]

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July 6, 1766

1766 July 6 (Sunday).  Read Isa. 27 and Joh. 1, former part.  Preached a. and p.m. on Isa. 26.3.  Mrs. Maynard dined here.  At Eve Read in Mr. Rob. Bolton.

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July 7, 1766

1766 July 7 (Monday).  Mr. Francis Hutchinson of Boston — on foot and seeking a Grammar School — dines — goes to Grafton.  I was not well.  Caleb and John begin the 3d Hoeing.

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July 8, 1766

1766 July 8 (Tuesday).  Rode early to Southborough to see Capt. Heman Stone, but he was not there.  Father Loring was and prayed.  P.M. Mrs. Maynard, Miss Betty Gott, Calebs sister, Mr. Cushing here.  [Marginal notation, partly obscured: Widow ents.]

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July 9, 1766

1766 July 9 (Wednesday).  My Wife and I had Dr. Hawe’s Chair to Hopkinton to Visit Brother Barrett.  Dine there.  Cannot return home because of Mr. Barrett and his sons going to Dr. Wilsons Raising a new back part to … Continue reading

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July 10, 1766

1766 July 10 (Thursday).  At Mr. Barretts great plenty of Cherrys.  Wait upon Capt. Francis Miller, at the Price House.  N.B. his Draughts, Landscapes etc.  In returning visit Mrs. Adams.  We dined at home.  A very hot Day indeed.  Caleb … Continue reading

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July 11, 1766

1766 July 11 (Friday).  Caleb and John mowe and take Care of the Hay.  Rode to Deacon Bonds and to Mr. Kendalls about Grass and Slabbs.

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July 12, 1766

1766 July 12 (Saturday).  Deacon Tainter kills a Calf for me.  Dr. Hawes, Mrs. Nurse and Mrs. Johnson, each a Quarter.  William came from Townshend and dined with us.  He came from his House this Morning.  Reckoned with Mr. Moses … Continue reading

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July 13, 1766

1766 July 13 (Sunday).  Read Isa. 28 and preached upon it.  I took a great deal of Pains — but yet did it brokenly and imperfectly.  Should be glad to transcribe it.  P.M. rode [sic] the latter part of John … Continue reading

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July 14, 1766

1766 July 14 (Monday).  I undertook my Journey to Boston.  Went Sudbury way.  Called at Cyprian Hows who has marryed Miss Molly Williams of Marlborough.  Dined at Mr. Josiah Bridge’s at Sudbury and now first saw him and his Wife … Continue reading

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July 15, 1766

1766 July 15 (Tuesday).  Was early at Mr. Holbrooks.  Breakfast and pray there.  He makes me several Presents, of Draughts, Pictures, etc., especially a Mathematical Projection containing the Rules for writing each Letter of the Alphabet.  Visit Cousen Procter, who … Continue reading

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July 16, 1766

1766 July 16 (Wednesday).  Mr. Moore and Suse came to Brother Samuels.  They went down yesterday in the Rain and lodged at Mr. Adams’s at Roxbury.  Samuel rides my Horse home.  Suse is left in his stead.  Mr. Moore and … Continue reading

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July 17, 1766

1766 July 17 (Thursday).  Mr. Moore and I rode back to Boston.  Broke fast at Mr. Adams’s.  I called to See my Kinsman Elias at Mr. Salters, but he was gone out upon the Water; and, as they represented, without … Continue reading

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July 18, 1766

1766 July 18 (Friday).  Mr. Moore discovers the horrible Deceit in the Horse-keeping at Millikens, and brings a sample of the Hay which our Horses live upon, and shews is to my Brother who is astonished at it.  We attempt … Continue reading

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July 19, 1766

1766 July 19 (Saturday).  Mr. Moore tarrys that he may preach for Me.  Mr. Cushing p.m.

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July 20, 1766

1766 July 20 (Sunday).  I read Isa. 29 and Joh. 2.  Mr. Moore preached a. and p.m. on Isa. 1.3 — My people doth not Consider.  May God bless it, for our universal and saving Benefit!  Mr. Cushing dined here.  … Continue reading

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July 21, 1766

1766 July 21 (Monday).  Mr. C. to his School.  Mr. M. tarryed and dined.  I went to Ensign Josiah Rice’s for Hay, but I could obtain none.  Mrs. Johnson had been before me and obtained.  Dined there.  Mr. M. leaves … Continue reading

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July 22, 1766

1766 July 22 (Tuesday).  Caleb Carts home 5 shocks 8 Sheaves Rye and one Load of Hay.

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July 23, 1766

1766 July 23 (Wednesday).  Sarah much indispos’d.

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July 24, 1766

1766 July 24 (Thursday).  Publick Thanksgiving for Repeal of the Stamp Act.  Preached on Ps. 124.6.7.8.  Miss Betty Gott dined with us.  N.B. Sarah so poorly, and Suse at Boston, Mrs. P________ makes no great Provision.  Mr. Tainter and his … Continue reading

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July 25, 1766

1766 July 25 (Friday).  Sarah droops more and more, So that we Send for Dr. Wilson, who comes — dines here.  Caleb works for Neighbour Pratt.  John is hoeing in the Orchard etc.

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July 26, 1766

1766 July 26 (Saturday).  [No entry.]

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July 27, 1766

1766 July 27 (Sunday).  Read Isa. 30.  Preached on Gal. 6.4 and administered the Lords Supper.  Mr. Cushing and Mrs. Maynard dined here.  P.M. Read John 3.  Preached on Act. 5.31.  After introduction I pursued my Scheme in repeating sermon … Continue reading

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July 28, 1766

1766 July 28 (Monday).  Samuel Sat off early for Boston.  I visit Mr. Snows young Child, which is dangerously ill.  Prayed with them.  Dr. Dexter there.  P.M. I rode up to See Mr. Artemas Bruce’s Wife under Languishment.  Prayed there.  … Continue reading

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July 29, 1766

1766 July 29 (Tuesday).  Letting Weather.  Caleb is about sundry Chores.  Mr. David Maynard here and offers to sell me four Acres of Meadow Land or 45£ an Acre — in Middle Meadow.  N.B. Sent last Eve by Thomas Drury … Continue reading

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July 30, 1766

1766 July 30 (Wednesday).  Thomas Drury brings the Mare home, and he breakfasts with us.  Rains so I can’t go abroad about the Meadow proposed yesterday.  N.B. Cornet Brigham here, and talks upon the Andrews Affair.  He dines here.  Capt. … Continue reading

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July 31, 1766

1766 July 31 (Thursday).  At Mr. David Maynards about the Meadow abovesaid.  Dined at Squire Whipples.  Caleb reaps Rye, but chiefly Cradles Wheat.  Visit at Mr. James Maynards.  At Mr. Edmund Rices and T. Temples.  Mr. David Maynard meets me … Continue reading

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