October 13, 1748

1748 October 13 (Thursday).  Rainy morning.  Mr. Ballantine came.  It held up and I left him to go to Grafton Fast.  I sat in the Pulpit sometime waiting for Mr. Hall and Maccarty.  At length I began with Prayer.  Mr. Maccarty came and preach’d from Hebrew.  Follow Peace etc.  We were entertain’d at Serjeant James Whipples.  P.M. Mr. Hall pray’d and I preach’d from Song 1.7.8.  At Evening return’d.  Mr. Edwards Whipple accompany’d me.  We call’d at Mr. Winchesters[1] — Mr. Goddard[2] of Grafton there, who with Mrs. Winchester was in Defence of Separatists.

[1]Benjamin Winchester.

[2]Benjamin Goddard.