September 20, 1744

1744 September 20 (Thursday).  The Trial of Edward Fitz Patrick, for Murthering Daniel Campbel of Rutland in March last.  Mr. Campbel of Oxford pray’d at the opening the Court.  The Trial began at 11 a.m. and lasted till 4 or 5 p.m.  The ministers din’d with the Court at Captain Haywards.  At Eve the Jury brought in their Verdict, Guilty.  After Spending some Time in the Eve at Colonel Chandlers with the Judges etc., Mr. Campbell and I were Conducted by Mr. Sheriff Curtis to the high sheriffs, Captain Flaggs,[1] where we lodg’d.  Thomas at Worcester to Day.

[1]Benjamin Flagg of Worcester.