July 8, 1777

1777 July 8 (Tuesday).  She has wrote to her Brother Forbes to meet her at Concord: and therefore Breck, after Dinner, waits upon her, in her own Chaise and with her Horse, to go down there.  Reuben Lambson goes with some Acquaintance to his uncle Nat’s in Lancaster but it was at a most critical Time, when he had mowed the primest of my English Grass, Yesterday and this Day, till between 3 and 4 p.m. and great Signs of a storm.  But he leaves it.  However, as he asked, so I was forced to give him, Leave to go; and I went and raked my Self.