October 31, 1748

1748 October 31 (Monday).  Mr. Williams and I (who had all this Time lodg’d together) rode together to Holden.  Old Mr. Clark my old irish Neighbour Scourg’d us.  Call’d at Mr. Davis’s.[1]  Mr. Williams to Lancaster.  Mr. Phelps my Company to Shrewsbury.  I visited Mr. D. Warrin of Shrewsbury and his wife who were very sick and low, the latter especially.  Got to my Family in safety — blessed by God for his great Goodness!  But we are under Affliction by my wife’s Lameness, which came only by a little Scratch in her Ankle.  Found Mr. Pierpoint from New Haven at my House.

[1]The Reverend Mr. Joseph Davis of Holden.