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. I din’d at Holmes’s. Sister Lydia rode with me to Cambridge. Earthquake at Newbury, etc.
Jacob Eliot of Boston, later first minister of Lebanon, Connecticut.
Ebenezer Holmes (Harvard 1724), a merchant of Boston. Sibley, VII, 368-371.