July 22, 1776

1776 July 22 (Monday).  The people met together to raise recruits for Canada.  And those who have ‘listed for New York begin their March.  Mrs. Cotton accompanyed with one Mr. Stimpson visits us.  Sophy goes to Concord, and Elias goes with her; that Samuel may go to Portsmouth to look after his Goods, taken away violently, by Several Jones’s, as its Said, and retaken and carryed into the abovesaid Port.