January 27, 1769

1769 January 27 (Friday).  Billy with us.  A young man from Hopkinton, one Joseph Gay, bears a Message to me from Mr. Barrett, that there has occurred among them a sorrowful Burning last Tuesday Night when the House of Mr. James Mellen was Consumed, but the Letter is lost.  He is going also to Chauxit, with the like.  P.M. Miss Elizabeth Arnold Visits here.