December 9, 1777

1777 December 9 (Tuesday).  On Mr. Nurse’s Horse (and [torn] very rough) I rode to M[torn] Woods, the House of mourning to see and Symp. with [Mr. and?] Mrs. Haden before the removing the Corps of their [torn].  We prayed together and took solemn Leave.  I dined at Mr. Gales.  Went up to Mr. Beetons to see old Mrs. Kelly, and Thomas Beeton.  The last is very Sick of Fever and Flux.  I returned by Mr. Nurse’s.  Many of the [?].