1769 January 6 (Friday). Mr. Isaac Harrington, his Wife and Daughter Zipporah, returning from the Burial of their sister, Deacon Woods Wife of Marlborough, come to See us and dined here. John goes to School again. Little Elias is this Day Eight years old. May he be new-born by the Blessed Spirit of Grace! May my Instructions to him, be blessed for this End! Capt. Benjamin Fay has at my Desire paid Messrs. Mein and Fleeming for last Years Chronicle, wraping and directing it to me, and for an Almanack — for which I gave him 57/ old Tenor.