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 I ride to Cambridge in the Chaise he came down in, and attend the Commencement.  Dined in the Hall.  View the New Library.  I refuse Mr. Checkley, who wants I should preach the Lecture at Boston tomorrow.  P.M. at meeting uncommonly crowded — supposed to be faint — refreshed by the Compassions of several Bottles and Fans handed me by several Ladys.  After Meeting at Capt. Marretts, where my sister Swain lies dangerously ill.  At Eve visit Mr. Appleton.  Mr. Moore lodges with me at sister Barrets.  N.B.  have conversed to Day with Mr. Toppan of Manchester about Mr. Cleveland.