July 5, 1780

1780 July 5 (Wednesday).  Breck is gone to Boston.  I read Warburton’s Notes, on Pope’s Essay on Man.  Mr. Thos. Kendal who has been Preaching at Kittery, is returning there again; but tarrys today, while he is here.  Mr. Sam Brigham commissioned to be a Lieutenant to those that are the Militia, and for three months, Desires prayers and a Sermon, in behalf of not only himself, but others that go with him.  Old Mr. Daniel Hardy, who went to Brookfield yesterday a.m. returns from there today about three p.m.  By him came news not only from My Daughter Baldwin, but that she has had Letters of June 15 from her Husband and Br. Ebenezer.  Mr. Zech. Hicks came for his aunt Champney — lodged here.