October 13, 1756

1756 October 13 (Wednesday).  Mr. Grout dyed this Morning.  Mr. Snow and Deacon Kimbal at work.  I rode to Shrewsbury Fast on the Account of the Wasting Sickness among them.  Called at Mr. Daniel Warrins as I went, his Daughter Abigail (of 17) sick, and their Daughter Elizabeth very low.  I did not arrive at Mr. Cushings till noon.  Mr. Morse had prayed and Mr. Hutchinson preached.  P.M. I prayed and Mr. Maccarty preached.  His Text Gen. [blank].  I returned at Eve, called at Warrins again.  My little John worse.