1774 December 2 (Friday). Mr. Nathaniel Whitney here. He judges it best to defer the Petition (to which he was the first signer) till after Thanksgiving. Suse Brigham goes home. Master May Sups and lodges here. Lieut. Bruce dies about 2 o’Clock p.m. He was nigh 81. Was born Nov. 27 O.S. 1693.