1776 March 27 (Wednesday). Breck goes to Providence. Messrs. Samuel and Benjamin Hicks returning home, call and dine. They bring a Letter from my son Cushing, who informs that Mr. Clarke of Ashburnham does not incline to Send his Son Ben. Also that Mr. Lawrence of Ashby has taken up his Note, having paid the Remainder of his Debt: that he has Sent the Money by his Neighbour Davis, to his Brother of Waltham, for me.