May 16, 1759

1759 May 16 (Wednesday).  Mr. Joseph Bruce, Mr. Zebulon Rice with a Boy, Isaac Woods and Benjamin Flood, came kindly and gratis to help me plant: and they accomplished the Island Field of about Two Acres.  I left them to themselves and went to the Fast which the Association has appointed to be at Shrewsbury first parish.  Messrs. Martyn, Stone, Morse, Buckminster, Maccarty and Davis at Mr. Cushings.  Mr. Cushing prayed a.m.  Mr. Davis preached on Isa. 1.11.  P.M. Mr. Martyn prayed.  I preached from Josh. 24.15, first and last Clauses.  Returned at Evening.  Suse’s Meazels turn as it is vulgarly termed.