June 22, 1746

1746 June 22 (Sunday).  In the morning I rose so Early as to ride a mile from home before sunrise. Got to Worcester about 7 o’Clock.  Preach’d all Day on Gal. 2.20. N.B. Colonel Chandler, who came up last night, confirms the News which Mr. Marsh brought that the Duke of Cumberland is Slain in Battle against the Rebells at Inverness.  Din’d at the Colonel’s. Supp’d at Dr. Brecks. Rode back to Mr. Cushings at Eve and lodg’d there.