1769 August 25 (Friday). Mr. Ruggles goes on his Journey to New Rutland. Mr. Moses Harrington returns from Boston, but no Letter from Rochester by him. Mr. Sumner and Dr. Crosby from Boston. The former brought from Mrs. Holbrook the Laboratory for which I gave, and he paid one Dollar, for Mr. John Potter at Brookfield. Dr. Crosby brought from my Son Samuel Letters relative to his going into Mr. Barns’s Employ. He brings also a Letter from my Brother, which respects the Settlement made with us the [Heirs?] etc. last Commencement Time. He likewise brings me a pair of black Leather Breeches from Mr. Freeman.