1738 September 9 (Saturday). Fair, bright Day. I waited upon Colonel William Pyncheon after I have view’d the River, the burying Place, etc. N.B. Some remarkable Inscriptions. N.B. Whilst we were at Colonel Pyncheon’s with the President, Mr. Williams of Longmeadow came and after him Mr. Hopkins of the other Parish. They shap’d a Scheme for my assisting Mr. Williams by Mr. Hopkins preaching there and my preaching on the west Side, which I consented to after we had all din’d together at Mr. Brecks. N.B. Mr. Breck and I paid our Regards to old Colonel Pyncheon and his son Captain William, And p.m. Mr. President, Mr. Breck and I waited upon old Madame Brewer.
Reverend Stephen Williams (Harvard 1713), minister of the First Congregational Church of Longmeadow, Mass., 1714-1782. Sibley, VI, 25-35.
Reverend Samuel Hopkins (Yale 1718), minister at West Springfield, Mass., 1720- 1755. Dexter, 184-187.
Widow of Reverend Daniel Brewer (Harvard 1687) of Springfield, Mass.