January 8, 1746

1746 January 8 (Wednesday).  Mr. Hall of Sutton preach’d a Lecture to Young People on 1 K. 18.12.  Several from other Towns at Meeting.  After Meeting Ward[1] (Colonel Nahums son) from College with his Two sisters, viz. Mrs. Eager and Mrs. Patty Ward, here.  Mr. Hall went home. Mr. Benjamin Burnap and Mr. James Fay spent the Eve here.  N.B. Mr. Fay has not been at our Meeting for a number of sabbaths (I think 3) but that I might have no Jarr at this Time I Said Nothing to him about it.  Thomas Winchester thrash’d a.m.  Bright though Somewhat Cold.

[1]Artemas Ward, the future general.