May 31, 1771

1771 May 31 (Friday).  Parkman Arms at my Kinsmans Elias’s (who was lately marryed but Still is in Mr. William Jackson’s Business).  Visit Mr. Surcomb.  Dine at Coll. Marshall’s.  Took Directions from Mr. Quincy (and Mr. Benjamin Kent was present and assisted) in the Affair of Jones abovesaid.  I went to Mr. Edes to have him advertised.  N.B. Mr. Thomas Baily generous with regard to My Horse, which Lewis of Roxbury had Sent to Backets instead of Proctors, etc. etc.  I rode over to Roxbury and lodged at Mr. Adams’s but my Horse is put up at the Widow Ruggles’s.