February 8, 1777

1777 February 8 (Saturday).  My son Samuel and his Wife, though it was cloudy and began to rain, yet having waited long for fit weather, Sat out for ConcordBreck waits upon Sally with Mr. Newtons Chaise, Sam puts his Mare into his Sleigh-Thills, and drives her before him, he running on foot, hoping that from the 26th Milestone in Marlborough they Shall have snow.  Marble goes home.