June 17, 1776

1776 June 17 (Monday).  Visited Mr. Richard Barns’s Wife who is very ill of the Cholera Morbus; and I fear will die soon.  She seems to have the Symptoms of Death upon her.  Instructed, exhorted and prayed with her.  And visited also old Mrs. Sarah Forbush, under her Cancer Still and prayed with her.  Dr. Hawes constable, delivered me 50 Dollars.  (The Year was up yesterday.)  My Son Samuel and wife are packing up and preparing to remove.  Wrote to Mr. Fitch to preach my Lecture.  Town Met to choose a Recognizer and elected Deacon Bond.