February 13, 1747

1747 February 13 (Friday).  Bright, but Windy, as it was very much last Night.  Mr. Simon Tainter[1] of Grafton here with a Letter from that Church to me requesting me to join with four other ministers viz. Reverend Messrs. Martyn, Hall,[2] Webb[3] and Stone,[4] to advise them in their Difficultys.  The Day appoint’d is the 24th Instant, the place of Meeting the house of Mr. Joseph Rice[5] in Grafton.  I return’d that I would endeavour to if my Family Circumstances did not prevent which they might be like to know more of by next Thursday.

[1]Son of Deacon Simon Tainter of Westborough.

[2]David Hall of Sutton.

[3]Nathan Webb of Uxbridge.

[4]Nathan Stone of Southborough.

[5]He lived in the part of Grafton that later became the town of Millbury.