May 24, 1736

1736 May 24 (Monday).  Cousen Winchester had brought Calliminco etc. from Boston to make me a pair of Breeches, but no Ferguson this morning (as was agreed) to do the work.  Pritty hot.  David, with my Oxen, dragging stones down on the south Side.  Benjamin Garfield, a Lad, Son of Benjamin Garfield of this Town dyed to day of Sore Throat and Fever, having been taken but the Day before yesterday.[1]

[1]Benjamin, son of Benjamin and Bethiah Gafel, b. May 3,1718, WVR, 51.  Death not recorded.