February 16, 1748

1748 February 16 (Tuesday).  Deacon Whittemore[1] and John Hicks junior here in the morning, they having lodged at Captain Maynard’s last night.  Mr. Stone[2] going to Oxford and Cushing (Jacob)[3] here.  These last dined here.  Sent home Mr. Cushing’s Calmet, Volume 1.[4]  Snowed p.m.  Ebenezer at Howe’s.

[1]Samuel Whittemore of Cambridge.

[2]The Reverend Mr. Nathan Stone of Southborough.

[3](Harvard 1748).  The son of the Reverend Mr. Job Cushing of Shrewsbury who later became the minister of Waltham, 1752-1809.

[4]One of the works of the French theologian, Augustin Calmet (1672-1757).