August 21, 1781

1781 August 21 (Tuesday).  My son is going to Point Judith for Wool.  I rode to Ministers Meeting at West-Sudbury.  Found there Messrs. Bridge and Newell: also a Number of other Gentlemen who were not of us, viz. Messrs. Brown of Sherborn, Adams of Acton, Ebenezer Hubbard, ______ Piper — and there came Mr. Fitch and Kellogg.  Mr. Brown prayed.  I read Osterwald in the Defects of the Clergy as Causes of Corruption among Christians.  I rode to my son Williams and lodged there.  One Lt. Day there.