November 10, 1736

1736 November 10 (Wednesday).  Mr. John Barrett[1] of Cambridge (who is published (as I hear) to Sister Ruth) came up.  Lucy considerably recover’d.  Received a Letter from Brother Samuel per Mr. Josiah Rice informing that Mrs. H______ B______ had been better, but took a Vomit last Friday, and since that time was not better.  This was Sad News at the Preparation for the Thanksgiving.  David wrought at Mr. A. Hardy’s.

[1]John Barrett mar. Ruth, daughter of Samuel Champney, Sr., of Cambridge, May 5, 1737 (CVR, 2:26).  John d. Nov. 16, 1754, a. 49; Ruth d. Dec. 25, 1768, a. 61. y. (CVR, 2:462, 463).