April 27, 1755

1755 April 27 (Sunday).  Read 2 Sam. 4.  Preach’d on Josh. 7.13.  P.M. read Isa. 8, and preach’d on number 20 against the foolish and wicked practice of going to Cunning Men to enquire for lost Things.  And may God succeed what has been Said!  Poor Mr. Coollidge was very distracted last night.  Lieutenant Tainter tarries at home with him to Day.