March 30, 1779

1779 March 30 (Tuesday).  Engaged in Various Readings etc. a.m.  P.M. came Parkman Bradshaw from Brookfield.  I understand that the Circumstances of my Son Ebenezer are difficult.  He has hired of Mr. Hitchcock the House which his son Bradshaw took a Lease of.  Sent Mr. Joseph Bond Mr. Bradshaw’s Horse to keep.  He himself lodges here.  Rec’d Letters from Mr. Whitney about a Contribution for Rhode Island people and concerning the Fast etc. at Bolton.