1744 October 12 (Friday). We purpos’d to have gone to Cambridge but the rainy Weather prevented. I attempted to go over the Ferry, but the Rain increasing I prevail’d with the Ferryman to sett me ashore, as also Colonel Minot of Concord. He walk’d up with me and broke fast at Brother Samuels. At Secretary Willards. P.M. at Mr. Gee’s. So rainy that I concluded to stay over the Sabbath and engag’d to preach for Mr. Gee. At Eve waited on Mr. Wilsteads Lecture. On Mat. 16.26. Lodg’d at Sister Bettys. N.B. Mr. John Jarvis dy’d nigh a month agoe.
James Minott was Concord’s representative in the General Court. Shattuck, Concord, 380.
Josiah Willard, Secretary of the Province.
Rev. Joshua Gee of Boston.
Rev. William Welsteed (HC 1716), minister of the New Brick Church,1728-1753. SHG 6:153-58.