October 1, 1746

1746 October 1 (Wednesday).  Sent for to Mrs. Rice who grows very bad.  N.B. her, and her Husbands Mutual Forgiveness.  N.B. her declaring how Easy and comfortable is her View of Departing till I put Some Close Questions about her Faith, Love to God etc.  Upon which she seem’d to be much damp’d and Confus’d: Yet maintain’d a strong Hope. Rain; yet Mr. Cushing came and preach’d my Lecture on John 3.16.  Wife and Sister Breck return’d from Marlborough in the Rain and did not go to Meeting. Sister Breck tarry’d all night.