Monthly Archives: September 1749

September 1, 1749

1749 September 1 (Friday).  Old Mr. Rogers[1] came with an Earnest request to go and see his son William who Seems to be in a very bad Frame — yesterday would have made himself away by running into the Pond … Continue reading

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October 1, 1749

1749 October 1 (Sunday).  A rainy Day.  Rain’d down upon me in the Pulpit.  Din’d at Deacon Newtons.  A.M. read Exod. 3.  Preach’d on Eccl. 5.1, but made up of Exod. 3.5, as my Text at this Exercise.  P.M. read … Continue reading

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September 2, 1749

1749 September 2 (Saturday).  Ebenezer and Thomas went to Mr. Abner Newtons to fetch a Load of Clay for an Oven.  Benjamin Tainter came up from Cambridge with my Chair and brought a Letter from Forbush that he got down … Continue reading

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September 3, 1749

1749 September 3 (Sunday).  This Day we first met in the New Meeting House.  Molly and I with Suse and Alex rode in the Chair, Thomas and Lucy rode upon the Horse, Ebenezer and Billy went o’foot — Thus eight … Continue reading

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September 4, 1749

1749 September 4 (Monday).  Master Minot[1] of Concord who preach’d yesterday at Upton here, with one Mr. Wheeler of Concord and with them Mr. Jonas Warrin of Upton.  Near Night came Mr. Woolly to put up my Cyder Mill.  Wrote … Continue reading

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September 5, 1749

1749 September 5 (Tuesday).  Blessed be the Lord who from Year to Year, both preserves me and loads me with his Benefits!  Vide Natal.  Mr. Woolley at work, with Ebenezer, putting up the Cyder Mill.  Mr. Cushing and Mr. Davis[1] … Continue reading

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September 6, 1749

1749 September 6 (Wednesday).  A.M. I return’d home, with the same Company that I had in going.  Mr. Woolley.

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September 7, 1749

1749 September 7 (Thursday).  Mr. Woolley.  Old Mr. Garfield here to desire me to go to the Funeral of his son Jacobs Child.

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September 8, 1749

1749 September 8 (Friday).  Mr. Woolley went home.  Mr. Millen here.  Ebenezer makes Cyder at the New Mill.

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September 8, 1749

1749 September 9 (Saturday).  Visited Neighbour William Rogers — heard Mrs. Garfield was very bad, therefor[e] went forward and visited her nigh her End.  Return’d back to Mr. Cooks to have my Horse prepar’d for my Design’d Journey.  Whilst there, … Continue reading

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September 10, 1749

1749 September 10 (Sunday).  I preach’d at Upton a. and p.m. on Ps. 110.3.  Din’d at Captain Sadlers.  May God please to make it the Day of his power with my Soul!  and with all that hear me!  Call’d at … Continue reading

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September 11, 1749

1749 September 11 (Monday).  Mr. Minot left us.  Mr. Bucknam[1] going to Brookfield calls here and dines.  At the Funeral of Mr. Jacob Garfields wife.  Visited Neighbour Abner Newton. [1]The Reverend Nathan Bucknam of East Medway.

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September 12, 1749

1749 September 12 (Tuesday).  Molly and I rode in the Chair to Concord — din’d at Mr. John Weeks[1] at Marlborough and got to Mr. Minot’s seasonably — made a visit to Colonel Minot — but both my Daughter and … Continue reading

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September 13, 1749

1749 September 13 (Wednesday).  Mr. Minot very Courteous, accompaying me from place to place and particularly to Mr. Whitneys — where I bought Voetius’s Select Disputations,[1] 2 volumes for 25/ old Tenor.  Mr. Gold settles his Terms that Thomas must … Continue reading

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September 14, 1749

1749 September 14 (Thursday).  Cathechiz’d at Mr. Josselyn’s.

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September 15, 1749

1749 September 15 (Friday).  Rain’d hard.  Mrs. Bekky Gott[1] and Mrs. Bekky Williams[2] from Marlborough to visit us, and lodg’d here. [1]The daughter of Dr. Benjamin Gott. [2]The daughter of Colonel Abraham Williams.

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September 16, 1749

1749 September 16 (Saturday).  The Young Ladys return’d.  Young Cattle out of the Woods.  Rode up to Grafton in Complyance with Mr. Hutchinsons Request, but I not having Sent him any word, I was oblig’d to ride up as far … Continue reading

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September 17, 1749

1749 September 17 (Sunday).  Preach’d at Grafton on 2 Cor. 3.15.  P.M. 10.14.17.18.  Din’d at Mr. Isaac Harringtons.  Baptiz’d 4 Children — viz. of Mr. Abner Stow, Mr. John Sherman, Mr. Moses Eager, and Mr. Abijah Allen.  At Eve rode … Continue reading

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September 18, 1749

1749 September 18 (Monday).  Mr. Hutchinson to Mr. Martyns.  Mr. Bucknam here in his return from Mr. Hardings[1] Ordination.  P.M. I went to Proprietors Meeting at Marlborough with a plot of 13 1/4 acres, which lyes South East of our … Continue reading

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September 19, 1749

1749 September 19 (Tuesday).  Took my Son Thomas with me in my Chair, to Concord.  We din’d at Deacon Rice’s and were entertain’d Courteously and handsomely.  Call’d at Mr. Jotham Browns, Thomas having much longing after them.  We went to … Continue reading

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September 20, 1749

1749 September 20 (Wednesday).  Set out from Concord for Boston.  Call’d at old Mr. Hancocks[1] at Lexington, but only the old Lady at Home.  Thence to Cambridge and din’d at Deacon Whittemores[2] — thence to Boston.  N.B. a Cold Night.  … Continue reading

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September 21, 1749

1749 September 21 (Thursday).  Mr. Cowell[1] presented a black Hickery or Walnutt Stick.  My late Kinsman John Parkmans Widow made me a Present of her late Husbands Rocculo,[2] which was a little the worse for Wear.  Mr. John Breck presented … Continue reading

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September 22, 1749

1749 September 22 (Friday).  We Set out early (Sister Lydia and I in my Chair) from Cambridge.  Din’d at old Mr. Livermore’s at Weston.  My Mare very Dull — very hardly expected that She would hold home, but we arriv’d … Continue reading

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September 23, 1749

1749 September 23 (Saturday).  [No entry.]

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September 24, 1749

1749 September 24 (Sunday).  Somewhat rainy and raw Cold Air.  The Meeting House too open, difficult to undergoe it.  Read Exod. 2.  Preach’d on Eccl. 5.1.  Din’d at Esq. Bakers.  P.M. read Luke 6, and preach’d on Luke 6.31, repeating … Continue reading

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September 25, 1749

1749 September 25 (Monday).  Rain.  The precinct by their Committee Sold the old meeting House Frame.

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September 26, 1749

1749 September 26 (Tuesday).  Mr. Martyn I hear is gone to Boston with his wife to see his mother who is ill.  I visited Mr. Tomlin[1] who seems to be near his End.  Daniel Hastings kill’d a Steer for me.  … Continue reading

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September 27, 1749

1749 September 27 (Wednesday).  Ebenezer makes Cyder — getts in Rowing — I assisted him — Mrs. Mary Sherman.

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September 28, 1749

1749 September 28 (Thursday).  Captain Maynard came to desire me to go to Mr. Tomlins who is still living.  At Eve Mr. Thaddeus Gale here to discourse with me about his joining to the Church.

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September 29, 1749

1749 September 29 (Friday).  Mr. Tomlin dy’d last night.  He was an innocent harmless man, and seriously inclin’d, but was Somewhat liable to be discomposed in his reason, and doubted much of his Sincerity and Faith.  The Lord Sanctify his … Continue reading

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September 30, 1749v

1749 September 30 (Saturday).  Mr. Tomlin bury’d.  Receiv’d a Letter from the first Church in Sutton to assist in Council there on the 17th of next Month.  It was deliver’d by Lieutenant Peres Rice.[1] [1]Formerly of Westborough, but now a … Continue reading

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