May 15, 1773

1773 May 15 (Saturday).  The rainy weather prevents Mr. Moore’s going to AshburnhamElias Parkman of Brookfield comes with my Horse, and with Letters from his Father and from his uncle Forbes informing me of the Sickness of Ebenezer Tertius: having been taken ill upon his Journey to Brookfield.  Arrived there with Difficulty, grew very ill, was delirious, and remains bad, though better than he was a few Days agoe.