1757 May 6 (Friday). Mr. Jonas Twitchell comes to acquaint me with the Death of his son Samuel, in his 5th year, by Fever and Flux; and that his Wife and another Child are ill of the Same Distemper. William Stone, ‘prentice to Mr. Rolf, works for me, carting out Muck. He and my Boys got out 10 Load. Jane Kelly here p.m. to quilt for Lucy.