December 2, 1766

1766 December 2 (Tuesday).  Buy a store shoat of Mr. John Brigham and Mr. [blank] Stimpson Drovers — weighed 70 lbs. at 16d old Tenor.  Deacon Tainter cutts and salts my Beef.  He dines here.  P.M. preach at Deacon Bonds (but he goes to Boston, to court, met him as we go to meeting) on Mat. 25.l0, last Clause from p. 69 to 81, omitting p. 74, part of p. 75 and p. 78.  May it prove a thorough awakening to us!  At Eve Mr. Steward and Master Cushing.  Hannah Roberts here at work ut supra.