October 23, 1782

1782 October 23 (Wednesday).  Mrs. P________ takes a Puke.  Rev. Mr. Joseph Thatcher of Gorham at Eve.  He goes on to Mr. Isaac Johnsons in Southborough.  Mrs. P________ lies below.  Capt. William Brigham comes from Marlborough with the Sorrowlful Tidings of the Death of our Kinsman Uriah Brigham last Evening, of an Apoplectic Disorder.  The Lord grant us who Survive, to be always ready, and Pity the Widow and Fatherless!  Major Ezra Beeman and Cousen Maynard dined here.