September 27, 1750

1750 September 27 (Thursday).  My Son Thomas left us to go to Concord again.  Billy rode with him as far as to Deacon Jonathan Rice’s in Sudbury, to bring back the Mare, on which he rode.  Visited Rufus Hardy[1] who is dangerously Sick.  Din’d there.  P.M. attended the Funeral of little Sarah Forbush daughter of Mr. Daniel Forbush.  She was almost nine years of age: a very agreeable forward Child.  Bury’d from Jonathans where she had liv’d for Two Years.  Mr. Benjamin How and his Brother Noah, together with my Son Ebenezer boarding the New House.  Mr. Pierce and Sam Bumpso digging at the Well.  N.B. It had cav’d in, before they got a Frame, about 4 feet.  They have got out a great part of it to Day.

[1]The son of Phinehas Hardy.