August 30, 1765

1765 August 30 (Friday).  My Mind had been in great Agitation about the present Times; and peculiarly as the Case is in the Capital, Boston: I pity heartily the Condition of his Honour and especially if he is innocent, as I hope he is.  The Lord Himself direct His People and help us suitably to humble our Selves under this very awful Dispensation!  Deacon Tainter here in the Evening lamenting etc.