February 22, 1770

1770 February 22 (Thursday).  Alex. signs the mortgage.  Mr. Nurse and Jonas Kenny are Witnesses.  Alex. leaves us — takes the mortgage with him to acknowledge it before Squire Whipple.  P.M. Old Mr. Chadwick here to inform me that another of Mr. Seth Gashitts Children is dead of the Throat Distemper, and that they desire me to attend the Funeral tomorrow, at 2 p.m.  I visited Mr. John Maynard in his sickness.  Was also at Deacon Woods to visit them so newly after her Lying in.  But She was asleep, and I did not converse with her.