Monthly Archives: June 1742

June 1, 1742

1742 June 1 (Tuesday).  Rode to Worcester.  Dined at Mr. Burrs.  Mr. Campbell[1] there.  We all went to the Jayl to see poor Green the prisoner.  I went in alone to him in the first place hoping for some free … Continue reading

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June 2, 1742

1742 June 2 (Wednesday).  Mr. Chamberlain had my Mare to go to Shrewsbury but went to Leicester.

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June 3, 1742

1742  June 3 (Thursday).  Mr. Cushing preached my Lecture on [blank].  Mr. Jenison here.

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June 4, 1742

1742 June 4 (Friday).  Rode over to See Mrs. Gamel[1] who is Sick.  Dr. Got rode part of the way back with me. [1]Ann, second wife of Samuel Gamel (m. Mar. 11, 1735; WVR, 158).  She was the widow of … Continue reading

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June 5, 1742

1742 June 5 (Saturday).  Thomas howed for Mr. Chamberlain.

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June 6, 1742

1742 June 6 (Sunday).  Sacrament.  On Jude v. 21 and on Eph. 5.14.  N.B. Mr. Prentice of Grafton absent Some of his people were here.  Deacon Fay and Capt. Willard dined here.

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June 7, 1742

1742 June 7 (Monday).  Thomas mowed the Garden walks a.m. and went p.m. to Boston with his Hoops.

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June 8, 1742

1742 June 8 (Tuesday).  Rain.  Brother Hicks here.  Mr. Wheeler[1] at Evening opposing my late Doctrine from Eph. 5.14 That the Natural Man can do Nothing but what is sinfull. [1]Joseph Wheeler (1700-1747), listed by Parkman among the first inhabitants … Continue reading

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June 9, 1742

1742 June 9 (Wednesday).  I Spared Brother Hicks a Barrell of Cyder, but the Rain prevented his going home.  He with the Help of Some Neibours rectifyed the Timber of my Barn, some of which had worked out of place.

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June 10, 1742

1742 June 10 (Thursday).  Brother Hicks went home.  Mr. Chamberlain of Newtown and his wife, here.  I Catechized at Lieutenant Holloways.  N.B. Thunder Storm as soon as I got there.  At Eve visited Mr. Billings where lay his Mother Fay … Continue reading

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June 11, 1742

1742 June 11 (Friday).  [No entry.]

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June 12, 1742

1742 June 12 (Saturday).  Thomas returned to work.

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June 13, 1742

1742 June 13 (Sunday).  Repeated on Jude v. 21.  P.M. on Rom. 8.8.

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June 14, 1742

1742 June 14 (Monday).  [Blank].  Raising at Capt. Fays a Barn of 70 feet length.

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June 15, 1742

1742 June 15 (Tuesday).  Much interrupted in the Morning with Mr. Joseph Wheeler who takes Exception against the Doctrines I deliver one Sabbath after another.  I rode to Mr. Lorings of Sudbury, where the Association met.  There were Mr. J. … Continue reading

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June 16, 1742

1742 June 16 (Wednesday).  Very useful and profitable Conversations upon several Heads of Divinity, especially referring to the Great Article of Conversion, Comparing Several of Mr. Stoddards[1] writings.  I also read a large Paper of the Experiences of a Young … Continue reading

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June 17, 1742

1742 June 17 (Thursday).  Betty Fay.

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June 18, 1742

1742 June 18 (Friday).  [No entry.]

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June 19, 1742

1742 June 19 (Saturday).  I rode to Shrewsbury and Mr. Cushing to Westborough.

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June 20, 1742

1742 June 20 (Sunday).  I preached at Shrewsbury on Eph. 5.14 a. and p.m.  N.B. Mrs. Robins (Mrs. Cushings sister) and Mrs. Abigail Smith[1] (the Doctors sister) dined with us.  I understand that Shrewsbury North End are set off by … Continue reading

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June 21, 1742

1742 June 21 (Monday).  Broke fast at Dr. Smiths.[1]  Came home by Mr. Snells[2] by whom my wife sent Two Piggs to Boston.  And I sent to the widow Greenwood by Neighbour Jedidiah How what I was indebted for Books … Continue reading

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June 22, 1742

1742 June 22 (Tuesday).  Thomas Mowing Day after Day.  My 6th Exposition of the Catechism to 38 young women.  N.B. Elizabeth Chamberlain and Neighbour Joseph Green[1] upon Soul Affairs. [1]Possibly Joseph Green, Jr., who mar. Mary Wright, Dec. 25, 1740 … Continue reading

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June 23, 1742

1742 June 23 (Wednesday).  Thomas Mowing.  Wife to Marlborough.  N.B. Mr. Smith had left his wife at Cape Ann for Some Time.  N.B. Dr. Robys wife[1] (Daughter of Rev. Mr. Swift)[2] dead. [1]Ebenezer Roby (1701-1772), Harvard 1719, physician of Sudbury, … Continue reading

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June 24, 1742

1742 June 24 (Thursday).  I rode over to the North of Shrewsbury and preached to a Young Society there on 1 Thess. 1.10.  Mr. Cushing returned home, but the Rain prevailed So that I was obliged to lodge with Mr. … Continue reading

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June 25, 1742

1742 June 25 (Friday).  Rain — but yet returned Home.  Melancholly Time for Haying.

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June 26, 1742

1742 June 26 (Saturday).  So much hindred this week I could prepare but one Sermon.

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June 27, 1742

1742 June 27 (Sunday).  Matt. 11.13.14.15 and p.m. on Gen. 18.19.  N.B. Mr. Jenison preaches Still on the North side.  Mrs. Tainter and her Daughter Forbush dined with us.  Received a Message from Isaac How[1] of Hopkinton who was in … Continue reading

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June 28, 1742

1742 June 28 (Monday).  Very letting weather so that it is ill tending of Hay.  I rode over to Hopkinton at the request of Isaac How who lay in a low Languishment.  His state of mind feared to be very … Continue reading

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June 29, 1742

1742 June 29 (Tuesday).  Ebenezer chooses to drop his Books and longs for a Scyth.  I have now given way to his Mowing.  Mrs. Snell[1] to talk with me about her owning the Covenant as was also Mr. Jotham Brigham … Continue reading

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June 30, 1742

1742 June 30 (Wednesday).  Mr. Goddard went away early.  Mr. Breck, Mr. Ballantine[1] and Mr. Gay,[2] from Shrewsbury this morning came and breakfasted with us and went off for Marlborough.  P.M. My wife and I rode to Mr. Wheelers and … Continue reading

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