November 2, 1756

1756 November 2 (Tuesday).  A.M. at the funeral of another of Mr. Reuben Maynards Children, the Name, Bethiah.  Dined at Mr. Joseph Bruce’s with his Wife, he being from home.  Visited and prayed with Mrs. Hannah Tainter, who is sick.  Thence I rode to Deacon Forb. who is grown extremely bad and fears he shall not live through the Night.  His Daughter Sarah buryed.  The rest of the House, not worse than they were.  Am much affected with the Deacons low Condition.  Wrote to Mr. Forb. of Brookfield.  N.B. Dr. Minot of Concord here to invite me and my Wife, my Son Thomas and Daughter Lucy, to his Wedding next Thursday come se’nnight.