April 5, 1727

1727 April 5 (Wednesday).  I sent to Mr. Fays but was disappointed, and in the afternoon I went away alone; To Mr. Swifts[1] first, the Association not being dispers’d.  Thence I rode to Mr. Peabodys[2] with Mr. Baxter[3] and Wife,[4] and Mrs. Peabody and Mr. Bucknam.[5]  At Mr. Peabodys was Major Quincy[6] of Braintree.

[1]Reverend John Swift of Framingham.

[2]Oliver Peabody, minister of the Indian Church of Natick.

[3]Reverend Joseph Baxter (Harvard 1693), minister of Medfleld, 1694-1745.  Sibley, IV, 146-153.

[4]Baxter’s third wife, Mercy Bridgham.

[5]Reverend Nathan Bucknam (Harvard 1721), minister of the First Church in East Medway (now Millis), 1724-1795.  Sibley, VI, 434-437.

[6]Edmund Quincy (Harvard 1699), Councillor and justice of the Superior Court.  Sibley, IV, 49I-495.