1738 May 31 (Wednesday). We rode to Boston. Mr. Webb on Isa. 9.6. We din’d at Brother Parkman’s. P.M. an Ague utterly indispos’d me for going abroad till the next Day. So that I was not at the Conventions at Dr. Sewall’s. Lodg’d at Brother Elias’s. N.B. Mr. Weld of Upton and Mr. John Hunt (preacher) Supp’d at Brothers. N.B. Ebenezer Rode with us from Cambridge to Boston, which he had not Seen Since he was a Babe, but he in no wise likes it, because of the Evil Smells etc. He is under great Infirmitys — weak and Sick and a bad cough.
Reverend John Webb of the New North Church.
Reverend Joseph Sewall of the Old South Church.
Reverend Thomas Weld.
(Harvard 1734). Hunt did some preaching and then settled down in his home town, Watertown, to become a prosperous merchant and Representative to the General Court. Sibley, IX, 414-418.