June 24, 1736 1736 June 24 (Thursday). David made a Swift to wind worstead from, a.m. P.M. he began to Mow. [Neighbour?] Josiah Rice’s son Joseph very bad with the Distemper in the Throat. Joseph, son of Josiah and Thankful Rice, b. Aug. 2, 1727 (WVR, 88).