August 7, 1742

1742 August 7 (Saturday).  Mr. Thomas Brown[1] of Newton and his son here.  Lieutenant Stone[2] of Shrewsbury here in his way from Holliston.  He informs me they die in numbers there of the nervous Fever and that Mr. Stones widow[3] is now Sick.  Thomas came home at Evening from his Fathers.

[1]Not identified.

[2]Walett: Isaac Stone, one of the first selectmen of Shrewsbury.  Stone d. Apr. 22, 1776, a. 78 y. 7 m.; Shrewsbury VR, 276.

[3]Not identified.