November 10, 1742

1742 November 10 (Wednesday).  Mr. Mead a.m. boarding the Curb.  P.M. Mr. Samuel Harrington[1] of Grafton and his Wife here, She being in Spiritual Troubles.

[1]Samuel Harrington d. Aug. 8, 1743 (Grafton VR, 342); his widow Mary mar. Thomas Drury, Sept. 26, 1745.  For Harrington’s deathbed conversion, see “Solomon Prentice’s Narrative of the Great Awakening,” ed. Ross W. Beales, Jr., Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society 83 (1971): 143.