1756 October 13 (Wednesday). Mr. Grout dyed this Morning. Mr. Snow and Deacon Kimbal at work. I rode to Shrewsbury Fast on the Account of the Wasting Sickness among them. Called at Mr. Daniel Warrins as I went, his Daughter Abigail (of 17) sick, and their Daughter Elizabeth very low. I did not arrive at Mr. Cushings till noon. Mr. Morse had prayed and Mr. Hutchinson preached. P.M. I prayed and Mr. Maccarty preached. His Text Gen. [blank]. I returned at Eve, called at Warrins again. My little John worse.