October 17, 1738

1738 October 17 (Tuesday).  Mr. Stone and I rode up to Shrewsbury to Ministers Meeting.  See Association Records.  Mr. Aaron Whitney[1] offer’d himself voluntarily to Examination.  Mr. Tainter here at Eve with Lads who Husk’d more of my Corn but did not finish it.

[1](Harvard 1737), later the first minister of the First Congregational Society of Petersham, Mass., 1738-1777.  Sibley, X, 260-263.