December 16, 1740

1740 December 16 (Tuesday).  Bright but Cold Weather.  Mr. Taylor[1] of Sudbury and Lieutenant Brigham[2] of Southborough here and din’d with me.  Their Errand was to request me to visit Captain Nathan Brigham of Marlborough labouring under great Trouble of Mind.  Matthias Rice, Mr. Townsend,[3] Dr. Gott here.  I visited Mr. Townsends youngest Child that was Sick.

[1]Thomas Taylor.

[2]Timothy Brigham.

[3]Joshua Townsend of Westborough.