1769 October 27 (Friday). Ruth has had a more comfortable Night, and there are more hopes. Messrs. Joshua and Benjamin Hicks called here in their Way from Boston; and din’d here likewise. Rev. Mr. Hall of Sutton with Letter from Samuel. At Eve came my Kinsman Bradshaw going to Brookfield to keep School there. He confirms the Account of the Death of Lowder [the?] Post, on the 24th, by a wheel going over him.