1774 September 29 (Thursday). Town Meeting to put them Selves into Order, in their Military. Kezia returned home. N.B. I heard there was a Letter come to them from Boston, concerning a Resolve and vote, denying the Regulars Supplys of stuff etc. to build Barracks in that Town — with which there were also alarming Reports — upon which I went to the Meeting to inform my Self, and manifest my Concern for the publick Safety, and was respectfully received. When I came out had discourse with Capt. Maynard about Beetons refusing my Team to go through his land etc. He promises he will take Care etc.