November 7, 1780

1780 November 7 (Tuesday).  Mr. Gale was at eve thrown by his Horse and much hurt, but after a while returned home.  Suse and Sophy ride to their Father Brigham’s.  Had some Converse with Capt. Fisher about the Town’s Transactions yesterday.  My grandchildren Isaac and Betsy Baldwin from Shrewsbury this morning came to see us.  Isaac leads an Horse, besides one in his Surkey[?]: these (with Elias’s, Breck’s and my own) make six Horses which are kept here this Night.  Mr. Jonathan Forbes here at eve.  Talks of the Doings of the Town yesterday with great concern.  He speaks also of Mr. Benj. Fay and Mrs. Th. Whitney’s contests.