August 19, 1781

1781 August 19 (Sunday).  I preached at Northborough on Jer. 8.20 “The Harvest is past etc.”  and p.m. on Ps. 73.26.  Flesh and Heart fail — but God etc.  Baptized one of Mr. Gillam Bass’s Children, the Name was Nancy.  We have the sorrowful News from the Camps, of the unhappy and Sudden Death of Charles Hudson, who was upon a scout, being Seen by some of our own Men, and Mistaken for the Enemy, shot at them and killed the foresaid young man.  At Eve I returned.  Mr. Whitneys Text here was a. and p.m. Mat. 6.14.15.