March 27, 1775

1775 March 27 (Monday).  My Son William and his Daughter Lydia here, but intends to return to Concord to day.  Mrs. P________ and I undertake our Journey to Boston.  We had Mr. Tainters Horse and Chaise.  Called at Mr. Stones and desired him if he should be sent for by those concerned, to attend the Funeral of old Mrs. Bruce, who dyed on the 26th, aged 88 and one Day.[1]  We called at Col. Buckminsters and were well refreshed.  At Brother Browns, at Mrs. Goddards, at Capt. Brewers.  Put up and lodged at Mr. Adams’s at Roxbury.

[1]Not in Westborough Vital Records or in Southborough Vital Records.  Her husband, Lt. Bruce, died Dec. 2, 1774, “nigh 81” (death not in WVR).