June 6, 1775

1775 June 6 (Tuesday).  Mr. Loyd went from us to go to Cape-Anne.  My Daughter Baldwin, attended by Ripley and Eli Forbes, came.  They are going to Cambridge and Gloucester (or Cape-Anne).  Mr. Joseph Collidge [sic] and his Wife, who have got out from Boston and live commonly at Woburn, came to see my Daughter Sally and her little Samuel.  They dine with us.  P.M. My Daughter Baldwin, Ripley and Eli Forbes, take leave and pursue their Journey.  Mr. Coollidge in one Chaise, and Breck and Sally in another attempt to go to Lancaster, but the Axletree of Mr. Coollidge’s Chaise broke.  They fell, and returned and lodged here.  Capt. Thomas Mellen of Hopkinton called to see Me.