September 30, 1748

1748 September 30 (Friday).  My Kinsmen proceeded in their Journey toward Salem.  Moses Warrin came for me to visit his Mother[1] who grows worse again: at Evening I was there.  When I return’d found Mr. Breck[2] of Springfield and Mr. Ballantine[3] of Westfield, on their Journey to the Ordination (next week) of Mr. Gad Hitchcock.[4]  They lodg’d here.

[1]Mrs. Daniel Warren.

[2]The Reverend Mr. Robert Breck, Jr.

[3]The Reverend Mr. John Ballantine.

[4](Harvard 1743).  The minister of Hanson, 1748-1803.  Sibley, XI, 231-236.