January 22, 1773

1773 January 22 (Friday).  Mr. Reed returning to Abington, calls here; green from the Meazles.  P.M. Mr. John Merrit, who preaches at Marlborough came in a Sleigh with his Aunt Martyn.  They drink Tea — return at Eve to Northborough.  Mr. Ebenezer Chamberlin calls in here, and has many things to Say.  Applauds the Governors Speech to the Court.  Mr. Forbes returns from Boston: informs that Mr. Bailey’s and my Kinswoman Winter’s Desire of Marriage is clogged by Dr. Byles and his Church, of which Mr. Bailey is a Member.