June 7, 1757

1757 June 7 (Tuesday).  Called up before sun rise to visit Mrs. Rice who draws near to Death.  My wife went up with me.  Prayed with her.  She was hardly Sensible of anything.  What She Said was very imperfect.  Onesiphosus Ayres of Brookfield came with a Team and carryed off Lucys Goods.  Mr. Jonas Twitchell helped load.  Dr. Crosby here to see Lucy who was very ill in the morning.  Ayres dines here: he setts out about 3 p.m.  Amon Blanc ploughs among my Corn again.  Yesterday had merchant Rice’s Horse; to Day Mr. Ebenezer Maynards.  Very hot dry Weather.  May God be merciful or we soon perish!  Mrs. Rachel Rice died p.m.