1740 April 9 (Wednesday). Mr. Seccomb, Mr. Stearns, etc. came. Mr. Stone preach’d the public Lecture upon Rom. 8.37. N.B. Mr. Lorings Exceptions against the Doctrine deliver’d. After Dinner I rode with Captain Joseph Willard and Deacon Cooper of Grafton to Shrewsbury to the Funeral of a Third of Mr. Cushing’s Children who dy’d by the Throat Disease. A Melancholly Time! I return’d home at Eve.
Rev. John Seccomb of Harvard, Mass.
Rev. David Stearns of Lunenberg.
One of the founders of Grafton.