May 8, 1749

1749 May 8 (Monday).  Daniel Hastings sett out o’foot for Watertown.  A.M. Mr. Mede[1] here.  Lent Mr. Mead my Dult. Histor. both volumes.  P.M. I went over to Neighbour Elijah Rice’s, Tinneys,[2] and John Chamberlins — gather’d some Hair.

[1]James Mead, an uneducated teacher and preacher, founded a New-Light church in Middleborough in 1750.  Thomas Weston, History of the Town of Middleborough (Boston, 1906), p. 467, 475.

[2]Stephen Tenney.