Monthly Archives: September 1739

September 1, 1739

1739 September 1 (Saturday).  Nigh Two Barrells of Cyder made of my Apples by Mr. Williams for Mr. Rogers and Townsend.

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September 2, 1739

1739 September 2 (Sunday).  Sacrament.  Preach’d on John 13.17, and on 1 Cor. 6.18 former part.  After meeting I Stopp’d the Deacons of the Church and the Select men of the Town to Confer with them respecting a suitable Time … Continue reading

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September 3, 1739

1739 September 3 (Monday).  A very rainy forenoon.  Trooping and Training.  Captain Warrins Company met at Captain Fay’s, and Captain Eagers[1] with the Troops at Ensign Maynards.  N.B. I pray’d  in the meeting House only with Captain Eagers Company.  Din’d … Continue reading

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September 4, 1739

1739 September 4 (Tuesday).  I rode on Captain Warrins Mare to Cambridge.  Met Mr. Warham Williams and Mr. William Williams junior[1] on their Journey to New Haven.  At Mr. Woolsons[2] at Weston I met with Mr. Berry, Shipwright of Boston … Continue reading

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September 5, 1739

1739 September 5 (Wednesday).  Rode a.m. to Captain Sharps where my Kinsman Elias still Lodges, then proceeded to Boston.  I rode to Brother Alexanders who sent my wife 3 Gallons of wine by Mr. Cornelius Biglo.  Din’d at Alexanders.  My … Continue reading

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September 6, 1739

1739 September 6 (Thursday).  Mr. Prince’s Lecture on Jer. 31.18.  Din’d at Brother Samuels.  N.B. His son Samuel very low in Consumption.

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September 7, 1739

1739 September 7 (Friday).  Din’d at Brother Elias’s.  Mr. Thomas Weld[1] there.  N.B. Conversation the Day before yesterday and to Day with Captain White of New Haven concerning Mr. Alexander Wolcott.  P.M. Mr. Webbs Lecture on 2 Chron. 30.18.19.  N.B. … Continue reading

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September 8, 1739

1739 September 8 (Saturday).  Return’d to Westborough with my Niece aforesaid.  On the Road Company Mr. Francis Harrington of Grafton and Mr. Barnard[1] of Sutton.  At Marlborough was my wife who kindly came down to meet me. [1]Isaac Barnard.  William … Continue reading

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September 9, 1739

1739 September 9 (Sunday).  Repeated on Isa. 55.7.  P.M. on 1 John 2.15.  Appointed the Contribution for Mr. Torry to be the next Lords Day.

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September 10, 1739

1739 September 10 (Monday).  My Fatt Cattle which were brought down by Ensign Maynard last week, were taken into my own Pasture.  Charles Bruce mow’d Bushes.  Boys cutting Stalks.  N.B. They began last week.

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September 11, 1739

1739 September 11 (Tuesday).  Catechiz’d at the Meeting House.  43 Boys — 30 Girls.  P.M. visited Mr. Gamel[1] who is sick. [1]Mrs. [sic] Samuel Gamel of Westborough.

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September 12, 1739

1739 September 12 (Wednesday).  Visited Mrs. Cody[1] of Hopkinton, who is in a distracted frame at her Mother Clarks at Shrewsbury. [1]Mrs. John Cody.

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September 13, 1739

1739 September 13 (Thursday).  A.M. I walk’d over to Mr. Hezekiah Hows.  At noon Mr. Biglo din’d with me and he work’d the afternoon.  Mow’d Bushes and pik’d stalks.  I rode his Horse down to Mr. Daniel Maynards[1] at Marlborough … Continue reading

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September 14, 1739

1739 September 14 (Friday).  [No entry.]

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September 15, 1739

1739 September 15 (Saturday).  Samuel Bumpso work’d for me.

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September 16, 1739

1739 September 16 (Sunday).  John 13.17.  2 Cor. 8.7.  Contribution to assist Mr. Torry of South Kingston in Narragansett.  Gather’d £8.8.0.  Which God be pleas’d to accept as a sweet Savour through Christ!

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September 17, 1739

1739 September 17 (Monday).  Mr. Alleson[1] of Hopkinton here with a Mare offer’d to Sale. [1]Joseph Elison.

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September 18, 1739

1739 September 18 (Tuesday).  Mr. David Maynard, junior of Sudbury here with an Horse offer’d to Sale.  I rode over to Winchesters, Mr. Grout,[1] Captain Fay, old Mrs. Fay, etc.  At my return found my Wife ill — overdone with … Continue reading

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September 19, 1739

1739 September 19 (Wednesday).  Mr. Allison here with his Mare again for me to ride her and try her.  I rode to Mr. Grouts and to old Mrs. Fays.  N.B. Jeduthan’s[1] young Horse offer’d.  Sam Bumpso work’d for me.  My … Continue reading

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September 20, 1739

1739 September 20 (Thursday).  Sam Bumpso at Work mowing.  Ebenezer went over with a Load of Apples and took Cold.

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September 21, 1739

1739 September 21 (Friday).  The Commission officers of the Regiment met to consult about a Regimental Muster.  Two Lieutenants came for me to dine with them.  N.B. Mr. James Bridgham here in his return home to Brimfield.  Cloudy and lowery.

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September 22, 1739

1739 September 22 (Saturday).  Rainy.  Tobacco hung up.  Ebenezer grows worse with his Cough.

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September 23, 1739

1739 September 23 (Sunday).  1 John 2.14.

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September 24, 1739

1739 September 24 (Monday).  [No entry.]

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September 25, 1739

1739 September 25 (Tuesday).  Aaron Forbush junior at work for me, picking Apples for Store and for Cyder.  Father Champney went to Cambridge.  A  Long Ladder made by Brother Hicks, Sett up to Day on the Barn.

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September 26, 1739

1739 September 26 (Wednesday).  Aaron Forbush and William Johnson at Work for me, picking Apples and carting them over.  Part of Afternoon Splitting Rails.  N.B. Captain Eager here.  Ebenezer Maynard kill’d a Calf of 5 weeks old which came out … Continue reading

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September 27, 1739

1739 September 27 (Thursday).  I rode over to Neighbor Jesse Maynards[1] to see his Sick Child.  At Mr. Gamels and at Mr. Lawrence’s.[2]  N.B. Mr. Eleazer Russell with a Mare offer’d to sale.  I return’d by the Mill.  Eleazer Williams … Continue reading

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September 28, 1739

1739 September 28 (Friday).  My Son Ebenezer continues very badd with his Cough.  My wife ill.  My House in great Trouble.  Some Number of men clearing up the Training Field.

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September 29, 1739

1739 September 29 (Saturday).  A Barrell of Cyder for me and one for Brother Hicks by Mr. Williams of my Apples.

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September 30, 1739

1739 September 30 (Sunday).  Eph. 6.30 to 18.

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