1747 January 19 (Monday). Mr. John Mead in the morning. Ebenezer gone, and Noah How with him to help him, to get slabbs for sides of an Horse sled at the ministerial Lot. My wife in much pain. Mr. Jension return’d from Brookfield at Evening. Eli having kept school to Day also. Mr. Jenison was in here and acquaint’d me that the people of Worcester were this Day to meet and were likely to Endeavour after Mr. Maccarty, either settle [him] or at least to preach another month.