1777 April 2 (Wednesday). Mrs. P________ visits her Cousen Maynard. Sophy to Marlborough. Mr. P. Whitney makes me a short Visit. P.M. Mr. Spring comes to see me. Miss Nanny Beeton here and lodges. Breck went for me to Mr. Israel Allen’s at Shrewsbury to buy me a Pair of Oxen, and bargained for them but it was with his Wife.