August 9, 1775

1775 August 9 (Wednesday).  Memorandum [on a loose piece of paper].  Mary Crosby, widow of Robert Crosby, late of Boston, Sea man, came to work here.  She was Daughter (as she says) of Mr. William Pratt, House Wright, whose Wife was formerly M[rs.?] Hitty Gill, Daughter (or Grand Daughter) of Deacon Gill, nigh Clarks ship-yard, in ship street, Boston.  The said Mrs. Crosby is about 53 or 54 Years old.  When She went from my House to go to Boston See here after [viz. Nov. 27, 1777].