August 19, 1767

1767 August 19 (Wednesday).  Samuel waits on his Mother to Mrs. Martyns.  Mr. Dana and Polly to Boston.  Temple and John with 10 Cattle plow in the further Field.  Nathan Kenny and Josiah Newton help ‘em.  Am Reading Dr. Doddridge’s Life by Mr. Orton.  When Mrs. P. returns at Eve, she brings me a sorrowful Letter from Brother Breck of the Death of his Wife last Wednesday, and that She was buryed on Friday.  His Letter was Dated on the 17th.  May the Lord Shew Pity, Sanctifie this Breach and support him under it!  Mr. Cushing returns here and lodges.