1744 October 10 (Wednesday). We rode to Mr. Foxcrofts and my Deeds from Mr. Lull were enter’d to be recorded. Proceeded to Boston. My aged Mother much more Comfortable than for a long Time. Blessed be God. We din’d with her. N.B. The Sorrowful Shocking News by Brother Samuel of Cousen Elias’s Fall into uncleanness with Mrs. Sally Hill. The Lord Sanctifie this sore Trial for our deep humbling! P.M. I was at Dr. Sewals. We lodg’d at Brother Samuels.
Rev. Thomas Foxcroft.