November 6, 1748

1748 November 6 (Sunday).  On Jer. 3.15 all Day.  N.B. I have been wont to take some Notice of the first Sabbath after October 28 (the Day of my Ordination A.D. 1724) to treat of some Ministerial or other proper subject; but was detain’d from home last Sabbath.  No preaching at Grafton.  Mr. Isaac Richardson[1] who was to have preach’d there to Day having been taken sick and dy’d.  Captain Willard[2] din’d here.

[1](Harvard 1726).  An itinerant schoolmaster, who preached occasionally at various places.  Sibley, VIII, 92-95.

[2]Benjamin Willard of Grafton.