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.