January 15, 1776

1776 January 15 (Monday).  I rode in the Chaise to visit old Mrs. Sarah Forbush and prayed with her.  Went to Mr. Abraham Bonds; but he was not at home.  Visit Mr. Barns and his son Francis.  Mr. Andrews here to acquaint me with the Death of the Indian Esther David or Bimeleck on Saturday night last, and to desire me to attend the Burial tomorrow.  At Eve Sophy has a Letter from her Sister Cushing of the 11th, informing that Mr. Clark of Ashburnham desires that his son Benjamin may return home when his time is out.