December 25, 1740

1740 December 25 (Thursday).  Cold.  I rode to Deacon Newtons to see his Sick Children.  Lieutenant Bakers,[1] old Mr. Rice’s, Neighbour Daniel Forbush.  Din’d at Mr. Harringtons.  Visit Neighbour Grows, Thurstons,[2] John Pratts, James  Fayes, Grouts, Captain Fays.[3]  Cold Evening.  Mr. Francis Whipple came to ask me to Joseph Greens Wedding, which I solemniz’d at Mr. Whipples and Supp’d there.  Edward Whipple accompany’d me back.

[1]Edward Baker.

[2]Joseph Thurston.

[3]John Fay, an original settler.