||June, 1788. Hallowell.
||Met at my house.
||Wrote Mr. Bridge by T. Sewall. Worked on
||Worked the forenoon on the highways
||Rode to Pownalborough to Court. Took lodging at Mr.
||Waiting to hear the cause, Walker against Foster.
||Mr. Foster's action of defamation against
me, was continued, by consent to Hallowell term, & no costs to be taxed
to either party at Waldoborough term.
||The cause Walker vs. Foster came on in the morning.
I turned & heard the opening by Mr. J. Gardner & the
evidence. After dinner I returned home. Expenses 12/.
||Heard that the Jury gave their verdict in favor of Mr.
Foster. Walker appealed. Met at my house -- Had a full meeting in the afternoon
-- Mr. Foster not having returned.
||Went to Capt. H. Smith's with a raft of pine Timber,
& returned by land.
||Walked to our mill in Vassalborough & returned.