April 16, 1779

1779 April 16 (Friday).  Attended and prayed at the Funeral of Old Mr. William Nurse.  He was 83 sometime in last month.  I had considerable discourse with Ensign Fay.  Elias went p.m. to Concord with Cart, Boxes and Horse.  Mr. Amos Parker, Ephraim’s Father here.  He is obliged with a No. of Lelock Trees.  At eve Mrs. P. returns home.  Hear that a girl has set Fire to Mr. Kendal’s House at New Salem, the same that fired Mr. Fessenden’s at Walpole.  She is committed to Jayl.