August 21, 1771

1771 August 21 (Wednesday).  Mr. Cushing leaves us early to return to Ashburham by Shrewsbury and that he may attend upon the Solemnity of giving out Commissions at Lancaster.  Mr. Moses Hitchcock of Brookfield and his Sister Sally here — dined here — Mr. Forbes, and a little Boy with him from Boston returning to Brookfield.  Dr. Crosby, and Mr. Aaron Crosby, who is going a Missionary to Onohoquage, met Mr. Forbes here.  They go to Dr. Crosby’s, to lodge.