August 17, 1782

1782 August 17 (Saturday).  He delivered Letters from Cape Ann, viz. from Mr. Forbes and from Elias.  Mrs. Baldwin is much born down.  The Drought continues and increases.  Nahum Fay comes to request me to Visit his Mother who grows worse.  Went, discoursed, prayed with her.  Called at Ensign Fay’s, and Saw Thomas’s Child.  Workmen are daily at Work in finishing Brecks House.