1739 March 6 (Tuesday). Storm of Snow. Mr. Tainter came and kill’d Two Swine for me. I read Mr. Samuel Mathers Apology for the Churches in New England.
An Apology for the Liberties of the Churches in New-England (Boston, 1738). Mather (HC 1723) was the youngest son of Cotton Mather and at this time minister of the Second Church, Boston. SHG, 7:216-238.