1776 April 1 (Monday). Hap. was quiet through the Night. In returning home I called to See Coll. Williams. Lit at Mr. Caleb Rice’s — His Wife very low and distressed. Lit also and refreshed at Cornet Brigham’s. When I came home, found that Mrs. P________ had been poorly, and took Physic yesterday. Sukey mends slowly. Mr. Whitney preached a. and p.m. on [blank]. Am informed that my Kinsman Loyd came here last night and lodged here. This Morning he sat out for Boston. He Says his Wife dyed Feb. 21 and that a Letter to Leicester from his Sister Bradford certifyed that his son Samuel dyed March [blank]. Mrs. Polly Eyres at work and dines, here.