January 3, 1744

1744 January 3 (Tuesday).  Was to have assisted Mr. Cushing in keeping a Fast at the House of one Samuel Brown in Shrewsbury, who is in a distress’d if not distracted Frame and has been so for Several Years without Relief.  But it was Such a storm of Snow that I was prevented.  Short of Wood but Nathan Maynard kindly helpfull in Splitting what was at the Door, etc.