May 28, 1750

1750 May 28 (Monday).  I waited on Mr. Hopkins and his Daughter as far as Mr. Bathericks, on their way to Boston.  Thence I visited the Sorrowful widow Child and din’d there p.m.  Visited Adonijah Rice who is still weak and low; his Case dubious.  Catechiz’d at the Meeting House, at 3 p.m.  40 Children if I mistake not.  Ebenezer and Joseph finish weeding.  From Mr. Nurse’s, Sent by Mr. Samuel Fay to Mr. Kneeland,[1] an Account of Mr. Jonas Child.

[1]Samuel Kneeland, publisher with Timothy Green of The Boston Gazette and Weekly Journal.