June 17, 1774

1774 June 17 (Friday).  My Son John Setts out very early for Boston.  N.B. John gave me last Eve Mr. Ezra Bowmans Note for Fourteen pounds L.M. for my Horse.  P.M. The Committee of Correspondence was here; viz. Deacon Bond, Dr. Hawes, Messrs. Daniel Forbes, Hannaniah Parker, Thomas Bond and Joseph Harrington.  Lt. Baker who was one, was gone to Boston.  They came to hear my Sentiments of the Covenant which they had received from Boston and another from Worcester, which I, in part gave them.  It was Said from among the Committee that they Should be glad I would be at the Town meeting, when they were to report.  Mr. Edmund Quincy junior called here in his way to Symsbury. Old Mrs. Brigs of Rochester came to see us and lodged.