Benjamin Hunt Diary 1808
1st Jan. 1808, Return'd Home.
12th: Ebenezer Worth died.
13th: James Gibbons, son of Thomas Gibbons, died, this night came on snow.
14th: Snow continues till about noon: in the afternoon clear & and windy.
27th: Wm Huey & wife came here: this Night snow.
28th: Richard Jones died, aged about 70.
30th, Went to Isaac Taylor's, being Summoned bv the Sheriff (T. Taylor), together with Abraham Sharpies, "Wm. Bennett, Cheney Jefferis, Jos. Brinton, Sam'l Osborne. Benjamin Sharpies, Jesse Mercer, Sam'l Jones, Jacob Righter, Richard Jacobs and Philip Price to enquire whether he was noncomposmentus or not. the opinion of the Jury was that he was noncomposmentus and incapable of transacting business.
1st Feb. 1808: this day Court Begins, wet weather.muddy roads. Heard of the death of Elizabeth Walton, Daughter of Robert Yearsley.