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7. Levi returned from Boston with the Coachee, and brought up Miss H. Weld.

10. Laid out a new Channel for the Brook to run in through my medow adjoining the Street."

11. Violent gust, rain heavy thunder-the Lightning struck the new Court (House on the pediment in front, broke the glass on the south side, and splintered and broke the front door.

12. Began digging a canal in the Medow. Sold 3 from Lots on the Street.

13. Mrs. Thomas & Eliza went to Harvard.

14. Mrs. Thomas & Eliza returned.- Went with Miss Weld to meet her-dined at Beman's ? with Miss Weld.


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26. Mrs. Caldwell buried-was a Pall holder.

27. Bank 900 dols.

September, 1805.

7. Went to Boston with Eliza. & H. Frazier & Levi. Opened house in Boston.

9. G. Lodge.

| The meadow bordering Mill brook between Main and Summer streets.

2 This old tavern, in the lower village of West Boylston, which has recently been removed to make way for the Metropolitan Water Basin, was built by Major Ezra Beaman in 1764. It is a rather remarkable fact that it was kept as a tavern by two Ezra Beamans, father and son, for about a century.

11. Returned to Worcester with Eliza, H. Frazier & Levi, and shut up house in Boston. 21. Finished stoning Canal. Sold Lot No 3, on the Old

3 street, and N. W. Canal Lot to M'. Pratt for 800 dols. Aurora Borealis.

25. Began a drain to the Cellar of the house behind Court house.

30. Foundations for houses begun on the Front Lots of the Medow.

October, 1805.

2. Finished Drain.

3. Attend under pinning of the South wing of Mansion house.

4. Laid out new Street on the Medow and house Lots. Mrs. T. went to Boston in the Chariot' with Miss H. Weld, Hannah Frazier, Levi & Charles.

5. Levi returned from Boston,

7. Went to Boston with Eliza--Charlotte went with us in the Coachee.

8. Mrs. C. Armstrong died this morning.

| "A Chariot or Half-COACH is a kind of coach that has only a seat behind, with a stool, at most, before. When these are very gay, richly garnished, and have five glasses, they are called CALASHES."---Rees' Cyclopædia.

Alice Morse Earle in her “Stage Coach and Tavern Days" describes the chariot of John Brown, the founder of Brown University, in which Washington went from place to place when he visited Rhode Island in 1790, and which is still preserved on the family estate in Warwick, R. I.

The body, which resembles somewhat that of a modern coupé, is suspended on heavy thorough-braces, attached to heavy iron holders as large as a man's wrist, the forward ones so curved as to allow the forward wheels to pass under them, in order that the chariot may be turned within a short compass. The wheels are heavy, the hind ones twice the height of the forward ones, the tires of which are attached to the felloes in several distinct pieces.

9. Went to Plymouth-accompanied by Several Officers of the G. L. Mrs. Russell rode with me. My Grandson died at Worcester this morning aged about 10 months.

10. Constituted Forefathers Rock lodge and installed its Officers in the Lodge room-A procession formed and went to the meeting house-accompanied by a band of Music from Boston.-A sermon was preached and a Charge given in public to a crowded audience. A Ball in the Evening-much crowded. - Mrs. Armstrong buried. Mrs. Ball came to visit us from Lancaster.

11. Returned to Boston-arrived there at 8 °Clock in the evening. My Grandson buried at Worcester.

15. Went to Worcester in the Stage-Kept at my Son's. 16. My Brother was at Boston.

19. Set out Lombardy poplar Trees on the Medow, at the corner of each house Lot laid out on the Medow, replaced dead Trees on the hill.

21. Returned to Boston with Miss E. Weld in the Stage.

25. Went to Theatre-Play Abaellino with Too many Cooks. 27. John Cutler, Esq'

. P. G. M'. died. B". Dunn his son in law, and also P. G. M'. applied to me to know if I would have masonic honors at his funeral. Directed there should be.

28. Directed a meeting of the G. Lodge this day, and gave directions for the funeral on Thursday next.

30. Purchased a new Tomb in North burying ground.?

31. John Cutler Past Grand Master buried—The Grand and other Lodges met in Trinity Church and formed a


John Cutler, as Grand Master of the Massachusetts Grand Lodge, consecrated Morning Star Lodge in Worcester, 11 June, 1793. Mr. Thomas was the first master of this lodge, having been transferred from Trinity Lodge in Lancaster.

2 Copp's Hill.

very large procession-from thence proceeded to the house of the deceased and joined the Relatives & friends of the deceased-deposited the Corpse in Trinity Church. The procession was very splendid—and everything conducted in good order.

November, 1805. 4. Some mischievous, or ill natured person cut down all the Trees I had planted on the Medow. Bought 40 shares in Worcester Bank.

1 "The remains of JOHN CUTLER, Esq., deceased, were deposited with Grand Masonic Honors, on Thursday last. The procession formed in Trinity Church, passed through several streets, and contained a great number of the Craft.-Of the visitors, were the Officers of the Grand Royal Arch Chapter, in the rich jewels of their order. The pall was supported by the following Past-Grand Officers, M. W. PAUL REVERE, M. W. JOSIAH BARTLETT, R. W. WILLIAM SCOLLAY, R. W. JOSEPH LAUGHTON, R. W. MUNGO MACKAY and R. W. SAMUEL PARKMAN; who were invested with the Mourning scarves, and jewels of their order. The body was deposited in Trinity Church. After the Episcopal Funeral Service was performed by the Rev. MR. GARDNER, the Brethren deposited on the Coffin of their departed Brother, the sprigs of acacia, which each had borne in the procession :And the invocation and blessing were pronounced by the Rev. MR. MURRAY, Grand Chaplain.”--Columbian Centinel, 2 November, 1805.

*Trees Destroyed 20 Dollars Com

pensation. If the person, or

persons, who about six weeks since, broke down and destroyed a large number of small Trees, which had recently been set out on each side of the new street, laid out on the meadow, adjoining the main street, in Worcester, will call at the Worcester Bookstore, he, or they, shall receive TWENTY DOLLARS, as a COMPENSATION for that very extraordinary service.

It is to be hoped that those who
were at so much trouble to serve others, will not
be ashamed to be known, nor be so modest as not
to call and receive the proffered Compensation.-
A Reward of TWENTY DOLLARS will be
paid to any person who will give information of
thoie who performed, or of anyone concerned in
that transaction.

December 18, 1805.
Massachusetts Spy, 18 December, 1805.

5. Mrs. Ball went to Amesbury.


Went to the Theatre with Eliza and Miss H. Weld.

12. Mrs. Thomas, & Eliza, with Charlotte, Levi & Charles went to Worcester in the Chariot. Went over to Charlestown to view the State prison, just finished - Isaiah and his daughter Mary came from Worcester.

16. Levi returned from Worcester-Isa and his daughter returned to Worcester.

18. Went to the Theatre. Performance The Revenge and Don Juan.

19. Mrs. Ball returned from Amesbury. 20. Mrs. Ball went to Lancaster.

21. Delivered M'. Dan! Waldo, jun".! Forty Shares in Worcester Bank, which I bought of M'. Boyil-to have

"transferred to me-Value at par 4000 dols.

25. Sit for Mina".

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i Daniel Waldo, the son of Daniel and Rebecca Salisbury Waldo, on coming of age, was taken into partnership by his father, the firm being known as D). Waldo and Son. After the retirement of his father in 1791, he greatly extended the business and increased his importations, supplying in a great measure this part of the country and the adjoining states with foreign goods. He was a merchant in Worcester for nearly thirty years, and in 1813 had a hardware store in Boston, probably for a short time only, as his name appears in the directory for that year alone.

With the exception of being a member of the Hartford Convention in 1814, and of the State Senate from 1816 to 1819 Mr. Waldo held no public office; but he was identified with nearly all the local institutions. He was president of the Worcester Bank for forty-one years; of the Worcester County Institution for Savings from its incorporation in 1828 until his death; and of the Worcester Agricultural Society from 1820 to 1824. Central Church was built and given to that Society by him, and in 1838 he gave the land for Rural Cemetery.

Mr. Waldo was never married. He lived from 1806 to 1828 in the Worcester Bank Building, and in the latter year he built the large mansion to the south of the bank, where Mechanics Hall now stands, where he lived with his maiden sisters until his death. (Born, Boston, 12 January, 1763.

Died, Worcester, 9 July, 1845.)

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