July 2, 1774

1774 July 2 (Saturday).  Received a kind, respectful Letter from my dear Kinswoman Mrs. Elizabeth Bradford dated June 25.  Capt. Bradford being then at Havre Grace Newfoundland.  I rode to Southborough and Mr. Stone came hither.  I went to Coll. Brighams to see Mr. John Prentice Smith who is consuming.  Prayed with him. N.B. Governor Gage has issued out a Proclamation against Combinations — Assemblys for signing a solemn League and Covenant etc.  I lodged at Mr. Stones.