April 7, 1778

1778 April 7 (Tuesday).  [illegible] abal Miller[1] came to live here.  I rode to Mr. B. Balls solemnizing the Burying of his New born, but Dead Child; and prayed there.  In returning dined at Lieut. Bowmans.  Mrs. Bowman has lately had her Eleventh Child, her 7th son.  I also visited Mr. Eli Whitney, who is still confined, with Rheumatism, Fever, etc.  Called at Squire Bakers, and he not being at home smoked a pipe with Mr. H[illegible], who is still there as an Accom[ptant?].  Private Meeting was [put by? illegible].  Wrote to Messrs. Fish and Fitch to assist at a Fast at Mr. Adams.  Private Meeting was put by [illegible].

[1]Possibly Izebel, daughter of Isaac and Abigail Miller, b. June 27, 1764.  Westborough VR 74.