1777 February 4 (Tuesday). Marble — Elias sleds. I went to Dr. Hawes to reckon etc. but he was not at home. Mr. Emmerson Foster, preacher from Marlborough, came with a Letter from the Church of Marlborough signed by Mr. Smith, to desire me to assist in a Fast there next week. He dines here. P.M. he goes to Northborough. My son Samuel and his Wife came to see us.