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Daily Archives: October 18, 1738
1738 October 18 (Wednesday). Mr. Stone preach’d a very useful Sermon on Col. 1.27. N.B. Mr. Loring absent, ‘tis Thought on the Affair of Woburn, where there was a large Council last Week. Mr. Stone return’d home with me.