December 30, 1754

1754 December 30 (Monday).  My Wife and I rode over in the Slay to visit our Children and dine there.  Return’d at Eve home.  N.B. My Daughter in Some comfort, Blessed be the Lord who heals her!  and the Child in a hopefull State.  It was represented very Small, but by its Weight appears near middling (as they Speak) and though they had many Thoughts to call it Mary, yet agree to call it Elizabeth.