August 27, 1774

1774 August 27 (Saturday).  Mr. Crosby and Lady go to Shrewsbury.  P.M. am informed that a great multitude, above 1500, assembled at Worcester and oblige Honorable Timothy Paine to renounce his Commission as a Counselor etc.  And this afternoon they go from Worcester to Rutland, to oblige Col. Murray to do the like: but he is gone to Boston.  Elias brings Forsdick.