May 14, 1729

[1729 May 14.  Parkman was in Framingham at the home of the Rev. John Swift (1679-1745).  The following is inscribed in a bound volume of manuscript sermons by the Rev. Samuel Parris (1653-1720) at the Connecticut Historical Society:]


“The Gift of Mr. Noyes Parris (son of the author) to Ebenr. Parkman at the Rev. Mr. Swifts May 14, 1729. Inscribed on front fly leaf: This book was given to Jona Moore by his Father in Law the Rev. Mr. Ebr. Parkman of Westborough, & by the said Moore is now given to his daughter in law Janna Parkman Barstow, Granddaughter of the said Rev. Ebenezer Parkman, witness Jona Moore May 4, 1812. Inscribed on verso of fly leaf: Presented by S.P. Barstow to Rev. Thomas Robbins by Mrs. Barstow of New York, Aug. 1838.”


[Noyes Parris (1699-before 1748), Harvard 1721, was one of Parkman’s classmates.  Sibley’s Harvard Graduates, 6:527-28.  Shipton, 528, notes Parris’s gift of the sermons to Parkman.]