May 26, 1750

1750 May 26 (Saturday).  Justice Charles Brigham[1] here.  I enquir’d of him why his Children were not baptiz’d?  He answer’d that many Things had occurr’d to his Disappointment.  Towards Night came the Reverend Mr. Samuel Hopkins[2] of Springfield and his Daughter.

[1]A prominent citizen of Grafton.  Pierce, Grafton, pp. 463-464.

[2](Yale 1718).  Hopkins was the minister of the First Congregational Church of West Springfield, 1720-1755.  Dexter, Biographical Sketches, pp. 184-187.