March 4, 1736

1736 March 4 (Thursday).  I rode to Southborough expecting to hear Mr. Loring[1] at the Lecture there, but he did not come.  Mr. Stone overcame <prevailed with> came prevailed with me to preach — which I did on Joh. 9, 4 v.  I called at Capt. Warrins as I returned home.  Mr. Wait of Sutton came from thence, home with me.  Bright Light in the North for a great while in the Evening.  One of my young sheep dyed whilst I was at Southborough.

[1]Israel Loring (1682-1772), Harvard 1701, minister of Sudbury, 1706-1772.  SHG, 5:75-83.