August 6, 1739

1739 August 6 (Monday).   Rain’d hard in the night and all the Morning.  A great Blessing!  I sow’d Turnips in the Field.  Mr. Varney,[1] late of Wilmington, and Mr. Stone of Southborough, here and din’d with us.  P.M. Clear weather.  At Evening Mr. Frink[2] came and lodg’d.

[1]Rev. James Varney (HC 1725), minister of Wilmington, Mass., 1733-1739.  He had already been dismissed by his church.  SHG, 7:601-02.

[2]Rev. Thomas Frink of Rutland, Mass.