December 2, 1742

1742 December 2 (Thursday).  Mr. Prince public Lecture on Amos 4.12.  Dined at Dr. Chauncys — the Company Mr. Mather, Mr. Condy and Mr. Mayhew [1]of College.  Finished all my Accounts with Mr. Foster the Clothier.  At Eve at Mr. Thomas Baxters and supped — the Company Mr. Andrew Eliot, Mr. Grout and his wife, my Kinsman and Mr. Harb. Dorr.  At Brother Samuels afterwards with Brother Alexander and his wife.[2]  Lodged with Parkman.

[1]Jonathan Mayhew (1720-1766), Harvard 1744, minister of Boston’s West Church, 1747-1766; SHG, 11:440-72.

[2]Esther Parkman.  She d. Jan. 12, 1746 (Parkman diary, Jan. 19, 1746).