September 14, 1757

1757 September 14 (Wednesday).  My son Baldwin came here in the morning.  He had lodged at Mr. Martyns — tells me his wife is out of Health and depressed.  He left us to go to Brookfield.  Mr. Forb. and his Wife came the Same forenoon.  Took Mr. Forb. with me to Hopkinton Lecture (on Account of the public Distresses).  We dined at Mr. Barretts.  Mr. Prentice of Holliston and his Wife there.  Mr. Stone preached on Deut. 29.24.  I prayed before sermon.  Mr. Stone tells me he designs to go next Sabbath to preach at Cumberland.  In returning at Eve Mr. Forb. and I called at old Mr. Kelleys to see him in a very low Condition and (as seems) nigh to Death.  Old Mrs. Lovell also lying in a very dangerous state at her son Pierce’s they besought me to go in.  Those Visits made us late by that we got home.