1742 January 28 (Thursday). There being at Leicester very considerable awakenings among some of the people, they Sat apart this Day for Fasting and prayer for the obtaining a plentifull Effusion of the holy Spirit upon them and they having Sent for me to assist on that occasion, I went up. Mr. Edwards of Northampton there, and preached a very awakening Sermon on Rom. 9.22 — Vessels of wrath. I preached p.m. on Zech. 12.10. In the Evening Mr. Hall preached on Isa. 54.13. N.B. some stirrings. I lodged at Mr. Goddards with his Father.
Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758), Yale 1720, minister of Northampton, 1727-1750, Stockbridge, 1751-1758; President of the College of New Jersey, 1758; DYG, 1:218-26.
David Hall (1704-1789), Harvard 1724, minister of Sutton, 1729-1789. SHG 7:345-56.
David Goddard (1706-1754), Harvard 1731, minister of Leicester, 1736-1754; SHG, 40-43.
Edward Goddard of Framingham.