August 27, 1778

1778 August 27 (Thursday).  A.M. Visit Mr. Andrews and his Family on Occasion of his son Samuels Death.  After which I proceeded to Grafton.  Met Mr. Kendall, going to my House.  I dined at Mr. Joseph Grouts — went to Mr. David Stows to See my Sheep, there having been sore Mortality among them.  About 6 have dyed, of those he has the Care of.  N.B. Singular Regard and Kindness was Shewn me by Old Capt. Drury and his Daughter in Law.  At my Return home found that my wife has had an ill Day.  Faint — Sick etc.