1777 April 29 (Tuesday). Mr. Solomon Baker dyed about 10 o’Clock a.m. Mr. Samuel Goodenow of Elizabeth Town in the Jerseys here, and desires a Contribution. Shews me a large Certificate and Recommendation from the (as he says) Minister, Elder, Deacons and Clerk of the Church of Elizabeth Town.
Sister Cushing here and dines with us. P.M. Mr. Goodenow here again, and his Uncle Capt. Benjamin Fay with him. One Samuel Hiscock of Hopkinton came to let himself to me.