July 16, 1749

1749 July 16 (Sunday).  Rose very Early and Set out before sunrise.  When I got to Mr. Stones[1] at Southborough, he offer’d to go to Westborough in my Stead.  I consent’d.  I preach’d at Southborough a.m. on 2 Sam. 21.14.  N.B. Heavy Rains both last night and to Day.  P.M. on Gal. 2.20.  I live by the Faith etc.  Mr. Stone read Genesis 43, Mark 14 and preach’d on 1 Pet. 4.18.  I baptiz’d Bartholomew Son of William Newton.

[1]The Reverend Nathan Stone.