1781 May 4 (Friday). Ben. had my Horse to Hopkinton — brought Potatoes from Mr. Barretts to plant. Mr. Whitney made us a Visit (too much out of season for my Studies). He acquaints me with what Marlborough Town, has lately done about Mr. Ebenezer Grosvenor. Too slender Majority for him. Billy junior from Concord brought little Suse — and tarrys to night. Mr. Brigham and Sophy ride to Col. Brighams. Mr. James Miller here at Eve: reckon with him for his work in getting out Cedar Rails at my Swamp — 2 1/2 Days, 27 shillings old way.