February 2, 1781

1781 February 2 (Friday).  A stormy Day — Rainy, and the Snow going off.  Young Frederic Parker here, having been to Hopkinton and bought of Mr. Barrett his Saddle-Baggs full of Books.  Several of which I borrow of him.  Ex. gr. Jameson’s Sum of the Episcopal Controversie: Dr. I. Mathers Angelogr.  But at Evening notwithstanding all the Rain, Mrs. P. returned home; from Springfield last Tuesday; to Brookfield and today from Brookfield.  N.B. Col. Baldwin has not come home.  Isaac keeps School at Long-MeadowBetsy rode with her Grandmother to SpringfieldElias boards at his uncle Brecks still.