April 12, 1727

1727 April 12 (Wednesday).  It being Lecture at Mr. Stantons[1] I tarried beyond my Design in this Town.  I din’d at Mr. Stantons where was Mr. Blowers,[2] Mr. Fisk,[3] Mr. Ward,[4] Mr. Chever[5] of Manchester, and Mr. Jeffords,[6] the last of which preach’d on Mat. 11.30.  Presently after Lecture Brother Willard and Mrs. Grafton rode with me to Boston.

[1]Reverend Robert Stanton (Harvard 1712), minister of the Second Church of Salem.  Sibley, V, 647-648.

[2]Reverend Thomas Blowers (Harvard 1695), minister of First Church at Beverly, 1701-1729.  Sibley, IV, 225-228.

[3]Reverend Samuel Fiske (Harvard 1708), minister of the First Church at Salem, 1718-1735.  Sibley, V, 413-424.

[4]Reverend Robert Ward (Harvard 1719), minister at Wenham, 1722-1732. Sibley, VI, 350-352.

[5]Reverend Ames Cheever (Harvard 1707), minister at Manchester, Mass., 1716-1743.  Sibley, V, 326-329.

[6]Reverend Samuel Jefferds (Harvard 1722), minister at Wells, Maine, 1725-1752.  Sibley, VII, 83-85.