October 2, 1744

1744 October 2 (Tuesday).  A.M. Mr. Emmerson of Malden and his Messengers, viz. Mr. Brainerd and Mr. Shute.[1]  They all left us before Dinner and Mr. Patteshall rode with me to Mr. Beemans — and thence he went for Marlborough.  The Judges Saltonstall[2] and Sewall[3] din’d with me.  Mr. Zebulon Rice lay’d the Floor of my new Study.

[1]Daniel Shute (HC 1743) of Malden, later minister of the Second Congregational Church of Hingham, 1746-1802.  SHG 11:304-09.

[2]Richard Saltonstall, justice of the Superior Court of Judicature.

[3]Stephen Sewall (HC 1721), justice of the Superior Court of Judicature.  SHG 6:561-67.