March 18, 1780

1780 March 18 (Saturday).  Mr. Moses Nurse brings a load of Wood for Mr. Maynard.  N.B. The Measuring of Wood has been chiefly performed by Elias, and sometimes by Breck at the Shop.  Mr. Amos Parker here.  He relates what occurred last Tuesday at North Shrewsbury by the deliriousness of Mr. Gershom Flagg, who did mischief at Mr. Fairbank’s new erected House, but chiefly at the Meeting House.  Mr. Parker speaks also of the Drowning of several men attempting to pass over Merrimack River.