October 18, 1782

[1782 October 18 (Friday).]  Various Company to day.  Squire Whipple of New Braintree came.  Mrs. P________ no better.  Reports of Several Sad Occurrences.  Mrs. White returned to us and lodges.  Mrs. P________ is much laid by.  May God prepare us for His Will!  The House is much filled, yesterday and to day.  The Workmen from Brecks, rebuild the Oven, and put in a New Crane in the East Room.  Mrs. Hicks and her Daughter in her Return dined here.