March 6, 1752

1752 March 6 (Friday).  The Adjournment of Town-meeting brought much Company and Interruptions Particularly Mr. Kelly[1] of Hopkinton (of the Church of England) here.  Mr. Bezeleel Eager brought Me (from Mr. Davis[2] of Holden) Mr. John Taylor of Original Sin.[3]  At Eve came Mr. Grout, Lieutenant Tainter and Mr. Samuel Harrington, who propose to assist me in getting Timber for a Barn, also to help me in breaking up Land for an Orchard.

[1]Richard Kelley.

[2]Joseph Davis.

[3]The Scripture Doctrine of Original Sin Proposed to Free and Candid Examination (London, 1740).  There were subsequent English editions.