July 12, 1745

1745 July 12 (Friday).  Hot Weather Still.  Heard that Deacon Fisher[1] was lately kill’d at Ashualot by the Indians, and a post in this Day gone along to the Governor with the sad news of it.

[1]Josiah Fisher, one of the original proprietors of Upper Ashuelot, was killed and scalped by the Indians, July 10, 1745. Philip A. Fisher, The Fisher Genealogy (Everett, 1898), 74-75.