1744 September 17 (Monday). Thomas Clearing. Mrs. Patty Ward (Colonel Nahums Daughter) here. She and Molly rode to Marlborough. P.M. I visited old Mrs. Goodenow who lay very Sick. She gave me an Excellent Testimony of the Grace of God in her and the Evidences of a regular and thorow work from her early Age; of which may God have the Glory! And may we all pattern after her! Her children also testify that this had been the Substance of her Conversation among them all along through her Life. N.B. I hear that David Crosby and 5 others break Jayl.