December 14, 1768

1768 December 14 (Wednesday).  Alexander setts out early for Sturbridge.  Hear the sorrowfull News of the Death of Mr. John Curtis (son of Capt. Curtis) of Worcester by a Cart, on Waltham plain last might.  Mr. John Wood comes at Eve and confirms it, having come from thence and seen the Corps.  O what a Warning to be always ready!  The Lord grant me His Grace!