May 17, 1742

1742 May 17 (Monday).  I rode to Mr. Jesse Brighams.  Phinehas Forbush[1] with me upon his Souls Distresses.  N.B. News from Grafton  that Mr. Philemon Robbins[2] preached there yesterday and Twenty or More persons fell down with Distress and Anguish.  Mr. Smith, Taylor, at work here.

[1]Phinehas Forbush (1721-1747) was admitted into the church, July 11, 1742 (WCR, 63).

[2]Philemon Robbins (1709-1781), Harvard 1729, minister at Branford, Connecticut, 1733-1781; SHG, 8:616-27.