October 17, 1780

1780 October 17 (Tuesday).  I rode to East Sudbury to Minister’s Meeting, at Mr. Smiths.  (So it is called, though at Mr. Bridge’s House.)  Only Mr. Whitney absent.  Mr. Smith very full of pain etc. and P________ was Moderator and prayed.  A Committee from Marlborough, about a Fast there, Another Committee from Bolton, with new Difficulties there.  Before we broke up, Mr. Newell prayed.  Next Meeting to be next April at the same place.  I went to my son William’s where all was well, and I lodged there in comfort and Health.  D.G.