October 4, 1756

1756 October 4 (Monday).  A great Frost last night.  Visited again Mr. Ebenezer Forb.’s Child, who is now exceeding low.  Attended at the Funeral of a Child of Mr. John Rogers, he himself remaining in a very low Condition.  Dined at my Sons and p.m. went to see another Child of Lieut. Maynard, his daughter Elizabeth very dangerously ill.  Visited Mr. Noah Hows wife also; Mr. Daniel Warrins Children, 4 of which are Sick; old Mrs. Hannah Rice; and Mr. Tinnys, himself Lame and 2 Children Sick.  At Eve a Quarter of Beef (weighed 107) of Mr. Nathan Maynard.  Mr. Gardner Ends his School among us.