1744 July 3 (Tuesday). Brother Hicks and I to Cambridge. On the Road Mr. Cushing of Shrewsbury and Two of his Neighbours in Company. Mr. Fortunatus Woods also. I got down so seasonably as to make a Visit over to Town. There was Mr. Messinger of Wrentham my old Friend at College. Sir Williams’s and at the Buttery.
Son of Benjamin Woods of Marlborough. SHG 11:336.
Rev. Henry Messenger (HC 1717), minister of Wrentham,1719-1751. SHG 6:197-99.
(HC 1744), son of the Parkman’s brother-in-law, Colonel Abraham Williams of Marlborough. Abraham, Jr., later became minister of Sandwich, Mass. SHG 11:498-502.