July 19, 1728

1728 July 19 (Friday).  A very great Day.  His Excellency’s Entrance into Boston was truly very Stately and Splendid.  I was at Mr. Eliots.[1]  I din’d at Holmes’s.[2]  Sister Lydia rode with me to Cambridge.  Earthquake at Newbury, etc.

[1]Jacob Eliot of Boston, later first minister of Lebanon, Connecticut.

[2]Ebenezer Holmes (Harvard 1724), a merchant of Boston.  Sibley, VII, 368-371.