October 25, 1747

1747 October 25 (Sunday).  Mr. Martyn here in the morning going up to Grafton to preach there.  Mr. Stephen Frost for him. N.B. News that Solomon Prentice is Dead. I preached a. and p.m. on Rev. 20.12, those words the Books were opened, and another Book was opened which was the Book of Life.  At Eve Mr. Martyn returned and supped and lodged here. N.B. Mr. Prentice Sent me a message per Mr. Martyn to transcribe the Papers of the Council for him, but no word of his son’s Funeral nor Desire that I or any of mine would attend it.