February 14, 1760

1760 February 14 (Thursday).  Read Dr. John Brown’s Estimate of the Manners and Principles of the Times.  A piece, for Sentiment and Dichon, Seasonableness and Impartiality, highly deserving.  Deacon Tainter fitting Thills to my sleigh.  Mr. Joseph Briant junior from Stoneham.  Mr. Robert Cook from Wrentham here, and renews his Desire that he may be recommended in Order to his Children being baptized — or if that may not be done, that his Wife may be, or that the Children may be baptized here, upon her Account.