October 10, 1776

1776 October 10 (Thursday).  Mr. Carpenter leaves us to go to Providence.  I rode to Mr. Phinehas Hardy’s, he being very ill of the [Phthytick?], a Fever attending.  Discoursed with him.  Dined there.  Prayed there.  Visit at Mr. Twitchels and Benajah Brighams.  Then rode to Mr. Silas Warrins at Grafton in search for a few Barrells of Cyder, but unsuccessful.  Returned by Mr. Jos. Grouts and Capt. Jonathan Fays.  My Kinsman Josh. Winter from Gloucester, lodged here.