September 14, 1760

1760 September 14 (Sunday).  Read Job 34.  Omitted the Afternoon reading by Reason of the Multiplicity of Exercises and Sacred Business of this Day.  Preached a.m. on Song 6.12.  Administered the Lords Supper.  N.B. Sarah (the wife of Robert) Cook at Communion.  Mrs. Walker of Houssatonnock Number 4 with us also: and dined here as did Deacon Tainter.  P.M. my Time in the week being exceedingly taken up with visiting, Lectures etc. I was obliged to use former preparations not being willing to Extemporize.  I preached on Isa. 9.6, last Clause, from page 313th to 322.  After Sermon, transacted the Affair of Mr. Joseph Joslin and his Wife who have taken John and Jane King Maynards Child to bring up and they promising etc. it was baptized.  To Day I likewise read a Second Letter from the Church at Cold Spring, desiring a Council there.  This Request was left to Consideration.