August 15, 1754

1754 August 15 (Thursday).  Lieutenant Tainter plaistering at the Sides of the Pulpit, din’d here.  Mr. Thaddeus Gale here about his Brothers Affair.  Mr. Jonathan Bond comes from Boston with a Letter from Mr. Joshua Winter informing me that my Neece Mrs. Lydia Davis at Halifax dyed of a Dropsie July 3 last.  Mr. Jonas Twitchell here to be Examin’d.