October 1, 1768

1768 October 1 (Saturday).  My Son Ebenezer returned from Watertown: and pursues his Journey home.  Mr. Jacob Rice came towards Night and tarrys here.  At Night came Sarah and Suse from Boston.  They inform that Six more Men of War are come in to Nantasket — that the People of Boston are in Consternation.  My son Samuel is gone to live at Mr. Hopestill Capon’s for a Year.  That Neptune, Mr. Loyds young Negro is to be buryed this Day.