November 21, 1777

1777 November 21 (Friday).  Dr. Stiles leaves [torn] Cambridge in his way to Portsmouth.  Wrote by him to [torn]on respecting Elias’s staying at home till the Vaca[torn] [illegible] shall [torn]turn, he may have a Waitership [torn] [How?] dines here, being at work for BreckSuse [and Sophy?] [torn] down to Col. Brighams, where [torn] an Entertainment.  Mr. Whitney and his Lady are there.  Town Meeting, for [illegible] my Wood, Sallery, Soldiers Families etc.  Mr. Joseph Harrington came and ask’d me to head a Paper for Subscriptions to printing Dr. Stiles’ Sermon.