1778 May 22 (Friday). A Town Meeting (among a Number of other Things) to receive the Report of Committee respecting a Constitution of Government and to Choose a Representative. Dr. Hawes is chose. N.B. Deacon Wood was here, and I freely spoke to him of his son Johns Request. N.B. Mrs. Dolly Rice here — mournfull on the sorrowful Affair of her Daughter Adams. Sorrowful News of the Sudden Death of Mr. [blank] Knowlton of Shrewsbury by a Barrell of [blank] rolling upon him. N.B. I paid Mr. Caleb Harrington 28 Dollars for Elias’s Breeches.
Not in Shrewsbury Vital Records.