August 9, 1747

1747 August 9 (Sunday).  On 1 Cor. 15, ult. with divers alterations and additions.  Widow Woods din’d here. P.M. on Gen. 2.17. Repeated sermon on Heb. 9.27, on occasion of my hearing that Mr. Thomas Ward late of Westborough is deceas’d.  He dy’d last Thursday morning at Plainfield; the messenger that brought the News to Captain Maynard was at meeting with us. Refreshing Showers p.m. Some Thunder and Lightning also in a Time of Dryness, especially in Some Places.