January 20, 1748

1748 January 20 (Wednesday).  Brother Hicks went home.  Mr. Martyn came and dined with us.  Tarried till evening when Captain Eager came to wait on him home.  N.B. Mr. James Fay has been here and brought me a piece of black shalloon from Mr. Harwood[1] of Hardwick and Mr. Edwards’s sermon on the Death of Mr. Brainerd.[2]  At eve Mr. Daniel Forbush[3] was married to Mrs. Mary Parker of Shrewsbury.

[1]John Harwood.

[2]Jonathan Edwards, True Saints, when Absent from the Body, are Present with the Lord (Boston, 1747).

[3]Son of Deacon Jonathan Forbush of Westborough.