July 17, 1775

1775 July 17 (Monday).  Hannah has for a good while been ill; but now her Disorders are increased, and her Case is become very Piteous.  I went to the aged Widow Sarah Forbush; who is grown dropsical, besides the trouble of her Cancer.  Conversed, examined and prayed with her.  Send the Doctor to HannahBreck Sends two Teams to Marblehead, and P.M. Sets out himself.  We are informed that Neighbour Moses Nurse, who went to Salem with his Team, last week, has met with Some Disaster.