April 8, 1775

1775 April 8 (Saturday).  Fresh alarming News of more regular Forces coming from England, and the Distresses of Boston; So that people are moving out of Town.  John Fitch Wight, a youth, came from Norwich and lodges here.  Mr. Nathan Fisher comes at 11 o’Clock at Night very much affrighted by what Dr. Hawes (who has come from the Provincial Congress at Concord) relates to him of the public Troubles.