July 4, 1767

1767 July 4 (Saturday).  Early ride to Mr. Harringtons to Breakfast and Prayers.  Dr. Prentice accompanys part of the way to Lunenburg.  Call at Deacon Haywards — dine at Mr. Adams’s.  At Gibson in Fitchburg have the joyful News that my Daughter is o’Bed.  The Child was born yesterday p.m.  Thanks to God!  I hastened up to them and arrived some time before night and found both Mother and Child in Comfort, and every one in Joy.  Lodged at Billy’s.