Monthly Archives: June 1777

June 1, 1777

1777 June 1 (Sunday).  Preached a. and p.m. on Micah 7.7.  May the Word be effectual to my own highest Good!  Cousen Maynard and our Sister Brigham (Suse’s Mother) dined here.  Appointed a Catechizing, God Willing, the next Tuesday a. … Continue reading

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June 2, 1777

1777 June 2 (Monday).  Sophy goes with Hannah, after dinner, in Mr. Tainters Chaise, to Mr. Grosvenors.  Mr. Jason Wait of Alsted makes me a kind Visit.

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June 3, 1777

1777 June 3 (Tuesday).  In the Storm of thunder and lightning, Mr. Amasa Maynards young, agreeable Horse was killed.  By the Rain till late in the Eve, Jonathan Whipple and his Bride were prevented, but they and their Company came … Continue reading

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June 4, 1777

1777 June 4 (Wednesday).  We hear that yesterday’s Storm was more Severe down lower.  Five men at Framingham were standing together — Two of which were killed, the other three, though Struck down, recovered; an Horse that was near them … Continue reading

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June 5, 1777

1777 June 5 (Thursday).  Mr. Johnson and Wife go on their Journey.  Alexander returns.  Widow of the late Constantine Hardy dined here.  P.M. My Daughter Baldwin came to us, Mrs. (wife of Zebulon) Rice with her.  N.B. Having transcribed what … Continue reading

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June 6, 1777

1777 June 6 (Friday).  Elias came home from Cambridge before Day, to See his Sister Hannah, and it happened that his sister Baldwin is here also.  He takes a Ride with Hannah in their sisters Chaise.

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June 7, 1777

1777 June 7 (Saturday).  Elias waits upon his Sisters in Mrs. Baldwins Chaise.  They remain very infirm and tender.  Mrs. B. has the Doctor at Eve.  Miss Patty Fish here p.m.

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June 8, 1777

1777 June 8 (Sunday).  Preached a. and p.m. on Luk. 13.23.  Miss Patty Fish, and Miss Nabby Woods dined here.  N.B. My Exercises were with Difficulty by reason of a Cold and great Hoarseness.  My Daughters Baldwin and Hannah were … Continue reading

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June 9, 1777

1777 June 9 (Monday).  Mr. Caleb Wilders Wife and Daughter were here, and Miss Patty Fish, and dined here.  P.M. Col. Brighams wife came in the Rain.  My poor invalids are confined by the weather, and can’t ride out.

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June 10, 1777

1777 June 10 (Tuesday).  Hannah is very weak, but her Cough not so violent.  Mrs. Wood rides for her Health, and came here; She is so good as to take up Hannah into the Carriage, and they rode to Beetons.  … Continue reading

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June 11, 1777

1777 June 11 (Wednesday).  Sent Elias for Dr. Ball; who came, and Dr. Hawes is here with him, to consult about Hannahs Case.  My Daughter rode a little way, a.m.  Mr. Sumner came and dined with me.  He preached for … Continue reading

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June 12, 1777

1777 June 12 (Thursday).  In my preparations.  Hannah remains poorly.

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June 13, 1777

1777 June 13 (Friday).  My Grandson Isaac Baldwin, from Mr. Moodys School in Byfield, came here to his Mother, and Capt. Hale of Brookfield from Concord with him.  They lodge here.

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June 14, 1777

1777 June 14 (Saturday).  Capt. Hale and Isaac leave us to go to Brookfield.  Dr. Hawes daily visits my Invalids.

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June 15, 1777

1777 June 15 (Sunday).  Preached a.m. on Heb. 13.12.  Administered the Lords Supper.  Mrs. Maynard and Miss Polly Pratt dined with us.  P.M. on Luk. 13.23 and finished that Subject.  May God forgive my Deficiencies and Miscarriages and add His … Continue reading

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June 16, 1777

1777 June 16 (Monday).  Training.  Mr. Stone visited us and dined here.  Reckoned with Henry Marble.  Paid him £2 L.M.  N.B. Elias goes to Cambridge afoot.  Gave him 3 Dollars.  Hannah Seems to be better.  D.G.

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June 17, 1777

1777 June 17 (Tuesday).  Breck went to Boston.  I went to Ministers Meeting at Mr. Biglows at West-Sudbury; and got there early.  Not only was no one Member come, but no one did come at all, but Mr. Bridge who … Continue reading

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June 18, 1777

1777 June 18 (Wednesday).  I rode up to Northborough to see Mr. Whitney, and din’d there.  Mr. Marsh of Weathersfield dined with us.  P.M. I visited at Mr. Seth Rice’s; called to see old Mrs. Kelley at Mr. Beeton’s.  At … Continue reading

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June 19, 1777

1777 June 19 (Thursday).  A.M. Mr. Fish and his Wife called here.  He explains 1 Cor. 10.1.2.3.4.  P.M. Mr. Bowman calls here in his Way from Boston.

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June 20, 1777

1777 June 20 (Friday).  Breck returned from Boston by the way of LonDerry and Concord.  Tells us Sally is about yet; but that Lydia is much exercised with nervous Head-Ach and a bad Breast.  Received a Letter from Mr. Quincy, … Continue reading

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June 21, 1777

1777 June 21 (Saturday).  Wrote to Mr. Quincy by Mr. James Wilder.  Master Crosby and his sister came from Cambridge and drank Tea here.  N.B. Mr. Fitch and wife and daughter dined here in their Way to Connecticut.

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June 22, 1777

1777 June 22 (Sunday).  Rode to Northborough and preached there a. and p.m. on Luk. 13.23.  Mr. Whitney a. and p.m. on Joh. 17.15.  Baptized Mr. Bass’s Infant.  I returned at Eve by Dr. Balls for my Daughters Baldwin and … Continue reading

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June 23, 1777

1777 June 23 (Monday).  A variety of Company — Mr. Phinehas Bowman, as an Officer, came to see Mrs. Baldwin.  Also the Widow of the late Eliezer Rice mourning for her son Alpheus.  Mr. James Miller was here and was … Continue reading

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June 24, 1777

1777 June 24 (Tuesday).  Dr. Ball visits my Invalids and dines here.  P.M. Visited the widow of the late Mr. Constantine Hardy.  Also Mr. Eli Whitneys Wife, who is very dangerously ill.  Prayed with her.  Breck to Boston.  Not only … Continue reading

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June 25, 1777

1777 June 25 (Wednesday).  Mr. Levi Warrin has my Oxen to go to Boston.  Neighbour Nurse and John Warrin return from Lexington with two load of Earthen Ware and a Letter from Samuel concerning the Clock which Breck sold and … Continue reading

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June 26, 1777

1777 June 26 (Thursday).  Wrote to Mrs. P________ at Concord — and to Samuel about the Clock and his Chambers, 4 Volumes.  Sent the Letters to Gleasons, Waltham by Stephen Loomis of Hartford.  Yesterday and to day wrote to Coll. … Continue reading

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June 27, 1777

1777 June 27 (Friday).  My Kinsman Lovering goes on his Journey to Westfield.  The Two Doctors here.  Hannah Blooded.  Mr. Joseph Roberts here in pursuit of his Negro Constant who stroles about under the Name of Enoch Noble.  The same … Continue reading

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June 28, 1777

1777 June 28 (Saturday).  Mr. Roberts returns home to Weston, with his Runaway, Constant.  Isaac Baldwin leaves us to go to Cape Ann — but to day to Concord.  I wrote by him to Mrs. P________, who is still there, … Continue reading

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June 29, 1777

1777 June 29 (Sunday).  I have not finished indeed what I designed to preach — but on this sabbath I was expected to preach to the young Soldiers which are enlisted for 3 years or Continuance of the War; and … Continue reading

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June 30, 1777

1777 June 30 (Monday).  Hannah through the great Goodness of God has rested comfortably, but Lucy had a poor morning: Riding being usefull, I rode with her in her Chaise to Mr. Gleasons.  I went also to Dr. Crosby’s.  The … Continue reading

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