1740 January 2 (Wednesday). Very high winds and extreme Cold. Mr. Caleb Rice of Stourbridge here and din’d with us. We were very Short of Wood and were oblig’d to Cut up an Old Hoggs Stye to burn. Jotham Maynard getting out Flax for us.
(HC 1730). The first minister at Sturbridge, 1736- 1759. SHG, 8:774-775.