January 22, 1750

1750 January 22 (Monday).  My Wife and I rode to Worcester to See Brother Breck.  Find him Somewhat better.  Din’d there.  P.M. at Mr. Maccartys.[1]  He rode with me to See Mr. Joshua Biglo whose House and Two Children were burnt last Saturday morning: at which he and his wife were much Scorch’d and confin’d to their Beds.  At their request I pray’d with them.  At Eve Mr. Maccarty and I were at Colonel Chandlers but he was from home.  My Wife Sat up watching with her Brother.  I lodg’d at Mr. Maccartys.

[1]The Reverend Thaddeus Maccarty of Worcester.