Christ to children, the dear little sufferer was quite collected, said he was not afraid to die & that he loved the Saviour & was desirous of going to be with him. At sunset all hope of his recovery gave way. A great number of the inhabitants assembled to assist & in the arms of some of them he was held throughout the night not being able to lie down. It was a sorrowful night. At daylight he grew rapidly worse, the spasms though not very violent were continual and his dear little heart beat 150 in a minute, at nine he was put in a warm bath for a few minutes, after which he rapidly sunk & at half past ten while [those?] assembled there were engaged in prayer for his [?] spirit, he said "Lord Jesus receive my spirit" & yielded up his soul without a struggle into the hands of his Maker. Tis a sudden & painful bereavement but we trust that dear child is for ever with the Lord.
Early this morning many of t1he canoes went out fishing & nearly all the men & larger boys went on the rocks in search of squid. Daniel McCoy with Lydia his wife & three or four boys went on the rocks on the N.W. side of the Island to a place called "Look out" in search of squid. Not meeting with much success, they concluded to go to a place farther westward