April 26, 1768

1768 April 26 (Tuesday).  Went to the Raising of a large Barn of Mr. Fessendens.  Called at Mr. Maynards — several of his Children sick — Sympathize etc.  Have account of the sorrowful Death of one Mr. Rich of Coi’s-Hill, by the Axletree of a pair of Wheels, crowding him against a Tree, by which he was killed at once.  O that I might be always ready!