June 13, 1766

1766 June 13 (Friday).  A Number of Hands are clearing the Burying-place.  Sarah to Southborough yesterday, and brings News that Capt. Jonathan Ward is Sick: but to day we hear he is Dead.  Sir Biglow brings a Letter from Brother Samuel.  Lt. Baker brings 3 lb. of White Lead, to paint the East Room (mixed with other Colouring).  N.B. Mr. Putnam of Pomfret had lodged at Andrews’s, but came here to Breakfast.  Mr. Bowman and Mr. Hezekiah Bellows of Oxford break fast here also.