August 3, 1751

1751 August 2 (Friday).  John Newton sends for me being near his End.  Went: he wants I Should repeat to him the Discourse I had with him yesterday.  Pray’d with him.  Stephen Newton[1] is taken ill with the Same Distemper.  Call’d at Mrs. Pratts — she is just gone — has inward Comfort, but great outward Trouble.  Molly and Sarah go over to tarry at the New House to dress the Carpenters Diet.  They lodge there; a Second Bed being Set up there.  P.M. heavy Showers of Rain.

[1]Another son of Deacon Newton.