June 11, 1738

1738 June 11 (Sunday).  On Consideration of its being the first of our Sending a Representative to the general Court, and that he had obtain’d Liberty to come up, and was now in Town, and on Consideration of our having So much to do in the Affair of Deacons which calls men to Serviceableness, generousness and public Spiritedness, I preach’d on Act. 13.36.  N.B. A great Congregation, many Strangers here, and besides them, many Southborough people, Mr. Stone being gone to Harwich.  Dr. Matthew’s wife[1] din’d with us.

[1]Wife or widow of John Matthews, physician of Marlborough and Southborough.