September 12, 1746

1746 September 12 (Friday).  Neighbour Edwards Whipple helped Thomme bring Home Two Barrells of Cyder.  Mornings have been foggy and some Days of late misty — but yesterday and to Day pleasant sunshine. Hear of Several Deaths in our North Precinct, viz. Mr. Jacob Rice[1] has bury’d one — and now Mr. Matthias Rice’s little Foster son which they Set their Hearts much upon.  Receiv’d (per Hand of Mr. Ebenezer Johnson of Southborough) a Letter from my Wife, when She was at [illegible], brought by Dr. Brown.

[1]Eunice Rice died Sept. 5, 1746.