March 28, 1737

1737 March 28 (Monday).  Lydia [1]worse, having a bad Ague in her face and it threw her wholly by; but it was so ordered in Providence, that Deborah Ward came to see us and she served us.


Adjournment of Town Meeting.  N.B. Brother Hicks[2] had been chosen Constable, but gets off by virtue of a Commission to be Deputy Sheriff.  (David Baverick diets here).

[1]Walett: Lydia Champney, the sister of Parkman’s first wife.

[2]Walett: John Hicks, Parkman’s brother-in-law by his first marriage.