January 23, 1770

1770 January 23 (Tuesday).  Read the Life of the eminent Mr. Mitchel of Cambridge, in Dr. Mathers Magnalia.  Visit Neighbour Arnold who is confined yet.  At Eve Timothy Warrin junior came with a sleigh and in his Fathers Name, invite me who have not been to their New House, since they dwelt in it, and would have Mrs. P______ to ride with me, to visit them.  We could not resist this, though sudden, yet earnest Importunity.  We had a pleasant Time.  Mr. Andrews and his Wife, with Master Phinehas Bowman, and Mr. Stockwell, were there.  We had handsome Entertainment and civil and religious Conversation.  About nine we returned home.  Daniel How is here.  Stays and lodges with us.