October 27, 1776

1776 October 17 (Thursday).  Sent a Letter inclosing 3 Dollars more and therewith Linnen, viz. two shirts, and a stock, two pair of stockings, a Looking Glass and a Box containing 4 1/2 Dozen Candles, by Mr. [Tainter?] to Elias at Cambridge.  The Husking was not over.  It was unhappily wetting weather, though not very rainy.  I read part of Mr. John Cleveland against one Murray [that?] has in[illegible].