February 22, 1744

1744 February 22 (Wednesday).  Mrs. Bacon of Needham and her Daughter Rice of Worcester here, brought me a Letter from Reverend Mr. Townsend[1] concerning  Some Books he had of Mine (Lord Kings Biography) and some I had of his (Echards Eccl. Hist.).[2]

[1]Rev. Jonathan Townsend of Needham.

[2]Laurence Echard (1670?-1730), the English historian, published A General Ecclesiastical History from the Nativity of our Blessed Saviour to the First Establishment of Christianity by Humane Laws under Emperour Constantine the Great (London, 1702).