January 23, 1747

1747 January 23 (Friday).  After a Great Storm, a fine, bright pleasant Day.  P.M. Mr. Jenison going his Journey up to Brookfield; the Snow so deep he takes time.  Mr. Stone[1] of Southborough here also, returning from North Shrewsbury where there has been a Council of Three Ministers (Mr. Campbell,[2] Mr. Cushing and Mr. Stone) to hear and advise upon some Difficultys and Differences which have arisen there between Mr. Morse[3] and divers of his Neighbours, Especially Mr. Isaac Temple, which tis hop’d may be hereby in some Measure compos’d.  Captain Maynard was also here.  Tells me Mr. Ebenezer Baker still continued ill at his House.  Ebenezer brings home an Horse sled made by him and Noah How.

[1]The Reverend Nathan Stone.

[2]The Reverend John Campbell of Oxford.

[3]The Reverend Ebenezer Morse of Boylston.