1769 September 9 (Saturday). Mr. Moore and I ride to the Head of the River. I talk with Mr. Swift the Sadler about his taking John, but it doth not succeed. Returning from Dartmouth we dine at Mr. Church’s. Call at Mr. John Winslows, and at Capt. White’s. Hear that Mr. Ivory Hovey’s of Matapoisset Troubles continue.