August 14, 1781

1781 August 14 (Tuesday).  Mr. Brigham goes to Boston.  Sent a Letter to Mr. Quincy.  Went over to Mr. Beetons etc.  P.M. I went to see poor John Biglow and prayed with him.  Called to see old Mr. Daniel Hardy, who was lately hurt by a Bull and is lame.  N.B. Capt. Morse stops me, and makes Exception against my sermon on Prov. 28.13 and Complains of Mr. Barnabas Newtons working on the sabbath.  My Son Ebenezer from Brookfield and lodged here.