Finished the book of John, in the Testament, and was the Rest of the day, employ'd
in answering my Letters. Inclosed the Marquis's letter to Mr. Breck, and wrote to
Mr. Chaumont.1 Mr. Thaxter and Eliza dined with us. A fine day.
1. The availability of an abstract and a partial text for this letter is reported in
Helen Cripe and Diane Campbell, comps. and eds., American Manuscripts, 1763–1815: An Index to Documents Described in Auction Records
and Dealers' Catalogues, Wilmington, Del., 1977, No. 14386.