DoHistoryArchivesite maptech helpabout sitesearch

Henry Sewall's Diary
Sewall, Henry
1776 - 1842
Location of original: Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, Massachusetts
View thumbnails of the 13 pages in this document
View Image
View Image

July 5 through July 14, 1788


  July 1788.        Hallowell.
Saturday  5. Leased my house & appurtenances to Gen.l Lithgow and D. Colman for one year to commence the first of October next -- for fifteen pounds, they to pay the taxes.
Sunday    6. Met at my house.
Monday   7. Two very copious showers of rain in the afternoon.
Tuesday   8. Mr. Jos. Foster's wife died last night, of a consumption.
Wedsday  9. ______Mrs. Foster buried. Attended the funeral by desire.
Thursday 10. Rode up to Vassalborough to get some Board, of Dudley Doc. They were not ready.

.Friday    11.

Rode to Pownalborough -- Settled with Mr. Silvester, & paid him for [imposs] &
  Excise, 37.17.2. -- Heard the trial & condemnation of one O'Neal for murderding one Clancy.
Saturday  12.. Wrote my parents & Esq. Pike. Heard the cause between L. Walker & M. Foster tried.            
. .The jury found their verdict for Walker.        Returned in the evening.
Sunday    13. Mr. Abraham Cummings preached at my house. A crowded audience.
Monday   14. Fixing for my voyage to Boston.

 Photograph   Mar 2-Mar 15, 1786   Jul 10-Jul 31, 1786   Aug 1-Aug 15, 1786   Sep 24-Oct 7, 1786 
 Oct 8-Oct 11, 1786   Oct 12-Oct 21, 1786   Jan 21-Jan 31, 1787   Apr 21-Apr 30, 1788   May 1-May 10, 1788 
 May 24-May 31, 1788   Jun 1-Jun 12, 1788   Jul 5-Jul 14, 1788 

home your interests who was Martha? Martha's diary book film doing history archive on your own