June 18, 1776

1776 June 18 (Tuesday).  In the morning my Kinsman Capt. Samuel Trask informs me of the Death of Mrs. Barns, which was Yesterday about 6 p.m.  News of two Transports with 196 Troops on board, taken Sabbath Evening by our Privateers, and carryed into Boston.  My Son Samuel, his Wife and Children remove to ConcordAmasa Maynard carryed their Goods in his Team.  Breck also sat out for Albany.  Mr. Peter Adams was yesterday Sorely wounded in one of his Ankles, by a broad Ax.  I therefore went to See him.  Squire Baker is building a great Store House, especially for Beef and Pork for the Army.