May 31, 1736

1736 May 31 (Monday).  I returned to Westborough.  N.B. on the Way I met Abraham Temple and had discourse with him concerning the Difference between Rev. Mr. Prentice and him.  David Weeding.  Brother Hicks’s son Samuel[1] broke his Arm.  Dr. Gott up to set it.  The Doctor Informs that the Sore Throat distresses Mr. Britons Family at Southborough.  One Child Dead, Mrs. Briton Dangerous and one or Two Children more sick.[2]

[1]Samuel, lone of John and Rebecca (Champney) Hicks, b. Jan. 28, 1729 (CVR, 1:349.

[2]Elizabeth, wife of John Britten, d. May 31, 1736; James, son of John, d. May 29, 1736; William, son of John, d. June 2, 1736 (Southborough VR, 159).