July 26, 1781

1781 July 26 (Thursday).  Sophia is ill.  Dr. Ball is come, and Several Women are here, viz. Sister Brigham, Cousin Maynard and two nearest Neighbours Lamson and Harrington.  A Daughter born.  At Eve came my son Ebenezer and his Son in Law, Peregrine Foster with their Waggon from Boston, and lodge here.  Bring Letter from Mr. Quincy of the 17th and from my Son Samuel of the 24th.  N.B. Dr. Ball tells me he has brought 5 Children into the world this Week.