May 25, 1742

1742 May 25 (Tuesday).  Rode away somewhat Early.  Dined at Waltham.  Rode to Cambridge and Charleston before night.  At Boston My Brother Alexander sick of a Fever.  As is Cousen John Parkman — and his sister Elizabeth also languishes in a Consumption.  Cousen Benjamin lately come from Pensylvania Lame in one arm which is enfeebled and Bound up.  Lodged with Cousen Elias.