March 9, 1781

1781 March 9 (Friday).  Mr. Brigham (it being fair and pleasant but the snow too deep) undertakes a Journey to Ashburnham and purposes to go to Alexander at Marlborough.  N.B. He carrys to Mr. Cushing his Haweis Sermons.  Mr. Solomon Miller and his son Jacob came to dress Flax, but went home at night.  19 Bundles were broke; 8 1/4 swingled.  Mrs. Hawes and Mrs. Hill visit — and drink Tea.  Letters from Elias.  He writes as if he was uncertain whether he Shall continue there much longer: that Baldwins time is out at Long Meadow, and he has gone home — that Col. Baldwin is come home etc.