1780 June 27 (Tuesday). Sophy rides to Boston in her Brother Samuel’s Chaise. Josiah Brigham goes with her and carrys Suse Parkman to her Father’s. N.B. Sent by Sophy a letter to Mr. Forbes, Gloucester. Another to Mr. Thos. Adams at Medfield, also to Mr. Ripley, his Melmoth on Sublime and Beautiful of Script. Rev. Mr. Ebenezer Sparhawk of Templeton here, and dines with us. P.M. came Mrs. Sarah Thurston to be examined in order to her joining with the Church. Mr. Josiah Bowker and his Wife, with Deacon Wood’s Wife, make us a Visit, and drink Tea here.