June 21, 1776

1776 June 21 (Friday).  My Kinsman Mr. Ebenezer Lovering with his son John, came here in the morning (having lodged at Andrews’s) and broke fast with us.  He sat out again for Westfield.  Privateers (we hear) take, one time after another Transports which the King Sends, with many Highlanders to Subdue America.  A great Account of the Mighty Army which is coming.  Mr. Nicholas Dudley, preacher, at Eve and lodges here.  So does Billy Bradford.  Also the Widow Bellows and her Daughter Godfry and Child.