November 27, 1765

1765 November 27 (Wednesday).  Very rainy morning, but it was the Day appointed to be and was observed in this Parish as a Day of Fasting, Humilliation and Supplication to God on account of the Public Trouble and Distress by the Stamp Act.  Mr. Stone came through the Rain and prayed and preached a.m.  His Text, Ps.  At noon he left us to go to Mr. Brighams Funeral.  But Mr. Sumner came, and prayed and preached p.m.  His Text, John 7.13.  May the Lord pardon us and accept our offerings, and bless the Labours of His Servants and have Pity on us and on our Land, for Jesus sake!