May 14, 1771

1771 May 14 (Tuesday).  Wrote a Number of Letters which I sent by Mr. Seth Morse, viz. to Mr. Quincy, and to Capt. Phillips at Bolton, upon the Affair of Alexanders Thief, that they may favour us with Some Directions and Assistance in making sale of him.  Wrote also to Brother Brown inclosing the Said Letters to him, as he had proposed to wait on those Gentlemen with my Letters etc.  Wrote also to Mr. McAlpine, to know why he sent me those Psalm Books by Mr. Spring.  Miss Sally Woods of Marlborough at work here, making stays.  Joseph Wood was here, and I payed him in full to this Day, viz. in Old Tenor £72.1.0.