April 13, 1736

1736 April 13 (Tuesday).  Mr. Prentice of Grafton and then Mr. Cushing, came; and we all proceeded to Southborough to Ministers Meeting.  Left David Ploughing in order to sowing Some Rie.  Mr. Josiah Swan[1] Examined, and gave an Exercise on Mat. 5.14.  He was approved and we gave him a Certificate.  Four of us Lodged at Ensign Timothy Brighams.

[1]Josiah Swan (1712-1777), Harvard 1733, minister of Dunstable, N.H., 1738-1746.  SHG, 9:331-32.