March 15, 1742

1742 March 15 (Monday).  Very Cold Day.  Yet I rode to Mr. Charles Rice’s[1] and preached to the Society of young women, on Ps. 119.59.  N.B. Ebenezer went to Board at Lieutenant Holloways.

[1]When Charles Rice died in Brookfield, May 3, 1773, Parkman described him as the oldest male member of the church (Parkman diary, May 7, 1773).  Parkman listed him among the “first Inhabitants of Westborough” on the flyleaf of the church records.  He and his wife Rachel were admitted to the church on Aug. 24, 1729 (WCR, 20).