1740 December 22 (Monday). At Mr. Hows in the Morning by whom I wrote to Mr. Cooper of Boston. Dr. Smith, Master Townsend and Mr. Hezekiah Pratt here. Dr. Smith din’d with us. Set up a Bedstead in the dining room.
Parkman’s neighbor, Hezekiah How.
Rev. William Cooper of the Brattle Street Church.
Joshua Smith, physician of Shrewsbury.