August 28, 1765

1765 August 28 (Wednesday).  Mr. Wheelock brings me a Letter of Yesterday from Samuel in which he informs me of another Tumult in Boston Monday night — that they who formed the mob, first invaded Mr. William Storys House in King street, proceeded to Benjamin Hallowell Esq. and thence went down in Quest of Richardson, who lives in Brother Parkmans, but not finding him at home, went to his Honours Lt. Governor Hutchinsons where they made sad Havock and Seized on his Money.  From thence to Mr. Paxtons, but he was not at home.  The House was redeemed by the owner, Mr. Waterhouse [Marginal notation: It was Mr. Palmers and not Waterhouse’s.]  A melancholly Occurrence!  Much to be deplored!  Thomas still at work — Clearing etc. at the Island.