September 26, 1778

1778 September 26 (Saturday).  Attended the burying of Mr. Daniel Nurse’s young Child.  This Family remain Sick: One only of them able to go to the Grave.  Breck returned from Boston seasonably to dine with us.  He had a Fall by the Stumbling of his Mare, So that he is lame.  He relates that there was a grand Reception of the Count de Estaing at Boston when the Militia and general Court waited on him and his Suit: and a Sumptuous Dining in Fanuil-Hall; the House of Representatives, as well as the Council, etc., were there likewise.