March 8, 1747

1747 March 8 (Sunday).  Sacrament. On 1 Pet. 1.18.19.  Deacon Fay, Eli and Asaph din’d here.  P.M. got Deacon Newton to read (in part) the Act of the General Court against profane Cursing and Swearing again.  He read Slow and the people began to drop away so that I finish’d it myself. Receiv’d a Letter from Mr. Stone dated February 28 about our Result.