April 29, 1776

1776 April 29 (Monday).  Mr. Whitney of Northborough here.  Asks me to his Lecture on Wednesday.  I attended at the House of Mourning and Prayed before the Interrment of Daniel son of Simeon Bellows, about 7 years old — and their youngest is also Sick: both the Father and mother so indisposed as that neither of them could go to the Grave.  I visited also at Mr. Seth Woods, where two Children are sick: and the Man Pleuretic.  Prayed with them.  Mr. Edmund Chamberlin requested me to visit his Wife again.  I complyed, went, discoursed with her and pray’d etc.  When I returned home, found my Son Alexander, his Wife and Ch[blot] a here.  They lodge with us.