August 3, 1747

1747 August 3 (Monday).  Hear that Mr. Wilson preach’d at Grafton yesterday.  A Very refreshing Shower in a very dry Time, but Mr. Batherick had got my Hay in Cock, except 4 Cocks before the Rain came.  At Eve came Mr. Hancock[1] and Mr. Thomas Marsh[2] from Cambridge and lodg’d here.

[1]Belcher Hancock, the tutor of Harvard.

[2](Harvard 1731).  Another Harvard tutor.  Sibley, IX, 67-70.