March 20, 1749

1749 March 20 (Monday).  When I return’d home Several Letters were deliver’d me which my Brethren had sent me.  My Eldest Brother[1] in great concern for his only son[2] who droops again and in much affliction by Mr. Nathaniel about his deceased son John’s Estate.  Mr. Martyns boy here with a Letter to change next Sabbath.

[1]William Parkman of Boston.

[2]Nathaniel Parkman.  Three other sons in this family had died.