August 25, 1748

1748 August 25 (Thursday).  Catechiz’d the Children at the Meeting House.  Colonel Ward and Mr. Cushing call’d at Noon as they were going to Mr. Benjamin Fays to a meeting of Officers and desir’d me to give ‘em my Company.  Mr. Martyn and his wife made us a visit today also.  N.B. Mr. James Whipple and Mr. Noah Brooks here for advice about their Grafton difficultys.  I waited upon the officers after my catechizing.  Ensign Bruce made Lieutenant and Mr. Miller Ensign.  Also Mr. Bezaleel Eager made Lieutenant of the North Company.