December 1, 1758

1758 December 1 (Friday).  Deacon Tainter having had my Mare to Boston and carryed a Calf for us (for which he got 6£ without the Skin) returns, and brings a Letter and Mourning Gloves for us — and a Pair of white Gloves for Thomas, who had watched with his Billy in his Sickness.  My son William is under Indisposition and fear what it will increase to.  Alexander to Mr. Stones for the Result — but comes without.