May 12, 1742

1742 May 12 (Wednesday).  Mr. Smith of Marlborough preached to the Young Men of the first Society on 1 Chr. 28.9, a good usefull sermon.  Mr. Cushing and Mr. Jenison were also here.  Mr. Smith rode away immediately after Exercise on occasion of his Neighbours setting him up a Barn Frame this afternoon.  Hopes of my Wife this Evening blasted.  Thomas getting Posts.