September 17, 1754

1754 September 17 (Tuesday).  Mr. Abijah Gale came while we were in family Exercise — read a Summons to me to go up to Court to Day — and threw down his money.  Being thus oblig’d to go, p.m. I went to Worcester — to Mr. Maccartys[1] — to Colonel Chandlers — lodg’d at Mr. Maccartys.  N.B. Colonel Cushing and his Wife also there.  N.B. Several Gentlemen are taken ill — Mr. Trowbridge,[2] who is the King’s Attorney — Colonel Chandler is also ill, but crawls about a little.

[1]The Reverend Thaddeus Maccarty.

[2]Attorney General Edmund Trowbridge.