Monthly Archives: September 1764

September 1, 1764

1764 September 1 (Saturday).  I rode down to Southborough and Mr. Stone came here.  N.B. My Sheep which were very disorderly, Mr. Aaron Nurse fetters.

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September 2, 1764

1764 September 2 (Sunday).  Preached at Southborough on Heb. 4.9 a.m., which I followed with another Discourse p.m. on Heb. 4, v. 11.  Mr. Stone preached again on Ps. 9.20 and p.m. on Jam. 2.19.  N.B. my Horse (which was … Continue reading

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September 3, 1764

1764 September 3 (Monday).  Mr. Stone and I visit Capt. Ward.  The Doctors there and dress his sore at his Throat.  Dined at Mr. Stones.  P.M. returned home, calling to see Reuben Bellows — the Warrins etc.  A Stranger broke … Continue reading

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September 4, 1764

1764 September 4 (Tuesday).  Private Meeting at Old Deacon Forbush’s, or Kendalls.  I preached there on 1 Tim. 6.12.  Deacon Bond, one of the select men, gives an Account of what they did about the Sick man, over upon the … Continue reading

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September 5, 1764

1764 September 5 (Wednesday).  Neighbour John Wood has my Mare to go in his Waggon to Boston.  I have his Fathers Horse to go to a Fast at Hopkinton, at the House of Capt. Townsend, on account of his Mother, … Continue reading

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September 6, 1764

1764 September 6 (Thursday).  I walked over to t’other House and to Capt. Maynards.  Got him to go down to Rutters Brook and to the Meadow which I have bought of him there: having appointed to meet Mr. Andrews there.  … Continue reading

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September 7, 1764

1764 September 7 (Friday).  Mr. Fessenden left us a.m. for Dunstable again.  Richard Barns junior thrashes Rye for me.  P.M. Mr. Hall of Sutton.

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September 8, 1764

1764 September 8 (Saturday).  Mr. Wood sends my Mare home in the morning.  N.B. Lt. Lock, at my Desire, sends a Letter to Messrs. Edes and Gill to change the Place of the News Paper — from Johonnots to Mrs. … Continue reading

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September 9, 1764

1764 September 9 (Sunday).  A.M. read Prov. 18 and preached on Mat. 16.20.  Master Cushing dines here as usual.  P.M. read Mat. 25 to v. 30.  Preached on Cant. 8.5.  Was somewhat fervent.  May God grant we may See plainly … Continue reading

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September 10, 1764

1764 September 10 (Monday).  The late Frosts so great as to turn the Corn stalks white.  John carts part of the Day.  I am reading the Account of the Process against Mr. Ebenezer Erskine in Scotland — the beginning of … Continue reading

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September 11, 1764

1764 September 11 (Tuesday).  Mr. Kendal and his Brother Tainter with 3 Boys, Oxen, Horse and Ploughs, came kindly, and plowed stubble at my island.  Sent p.m. for Neighbour Zebulon Rice to help in driving and clearing the plough.  All … Continue reading

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September 12, 1764

1764 September 12 (Wednesday).  It proves a very Stormy Time.  I am thankful I have so many Comforts, and pity those who are exposed.  Not only my Neighbour Nurse is gone to Boston with a Waggon, but his Sister Williams … Continue reading

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September 13, 1764

1764 September 13 (Thursday).  The storm continues, but not so great as yesterday.  Mr. A. Nurse helps me form another plank-step for the Pulpit.  P.M. Capt. Wood here.  Towards Night my son Baldwin from Boston.  Tells us his Wife is … Continue reading

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September 14, 1764

1764 September 14 (Friday).  Mr. Baldwin for Brookfield.  John cutting Stalks again.

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September 15, 1764

1764 September 15 (Saturday).  Nathan Kenny and Ebenezer Maynard junior help John in Cutting and Picking up stalks: and they finish that Work.  Mr. Beeton here, complaining again of A. Bruce’s unreasonable Denying and refusing to let him enter into … Continue reading

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September 16, 1764

1764 September 16 (Sunday).  See Natal.  Read Prov. 19.  Preached a. and p.m. on Cant. 85.  P.M. read Mat. 25.3.  O that God would accompany His Word and Ordinances with a divine Influence!  Master Cushing and Mr. Hastings of Shrewsbury … Continue reading

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September 17, 1764

1764 September 17 (Monday).  Visit Mrs. Hardy (Phinehas’s Wife) who is languishing.  Pray with her.  She has much Hope concerning her spiritual State.  I dined there.  Then visit Mrs. Grout (Josephs wife) who is also in a Weak state.  I … Continue reading

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September 18, 1764

1764 September 18 (Tuesday).  [No entry.]

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September 19, 1764

1764 September 19 (Wednesday).  Mr. Barns and I went to the Meadow I had of Capt. Maynard that I might direct him in setting up my Part of the Fence between Mr. Andrews and me.  Mr. Fessenden from Dunstable, and … Continue reading

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September 20, 1764

1764 September 20 (Thursday).  Catechized at the Meeting-House a. and p.m.  About 40 Boys and nigh as many Girls.  Mr. Aaron Nurse my Butcher to kill Some Mutton.  Little B. Gott Maynard goes to his Fathers, having been here nigh … Continue reading

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September 21, 1764

1764 September 21 (Friday).  My son Baldwin brought his wife from Rutland.  She is in a poor, weak state of Health.  Samme came from Boston and Alexander came with him.  Mr. Fessenden and Mrs. Johnson here: So that (with Breck … Continue reading

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September 22, 1764

1764 September 22 (Saturday).  Mr. Baldwin (in a Chair) to Brookfield by the way of Worcester and Rutland.  Mr. Fessenden to Prince Town.  Mr. Bowman dines with us.  Wants Advice about his Answer to Oxford.  Lucy is left with us.  … Continue reading

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September 23, 1764

1764 September 23 (Sunday).  A.M. read Prov. 20.  Preached on Cant. 8.5.  Mr. Cushing and Miss Mary Steward dined here.  P.M. read Mat. 26 to v. 35.  Preached on Rom. 7.7 and used Some of my Notes on the 10th … Continue reading

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September 24, 2764

1764 September 24 (Monday).  Mr. John Woods little Polly being very ill I visited there and prayed and Dined there with Dr. Wilson and Mr. Bowen who studys Physic with him.  They came here afterwards.  Mr. Harrington and Lady were … Continue reading

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September 25, 1764

1764 September 25 (Tuesday).  Mr. Barnabas Newton with my Oxen, Capt. Woods, and Mr. Nathan Maynards, ploughed Stubble at my Cook Island.  Visit Polly Wood and prayed.

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September 26, 1764

1764 September 26 (Wednesday).  I rode south.  Was at Deacon Bonds.  Much Said about Mrs. Andras.  [Same came?] for me.  Mr. Martyn and wife and Mrs. Williams of Marlborough and Daughter here.  Dine with us.  At Night am called to … Continue reading

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September 27, 1764

1764 September 27 (Thursday).  Deacon Tainter here.  His Son Supplys me with a Quarter of Beef.  Weighs 82 lbs.  Part with 40 lb. to Neighbour Lock.  Deacon Cutts our Beef out.  He dines with us.  P.M. Mrs. Maynard visits us.  … Continue reading

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September 28, 1764

1764 September 28 (Friday).  Mrs. Cushing and Mrs. Morse left us, to go and dine at Capt. Maynards and then return home.  Mrs. Warrin of Upton (Bekky) din’d with us — as did Misses Judith and Joanna Stone.  P.M. Funeral … Continue reading

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September 29, 1764

1764 September 29 (Saturday).  I had an ill night with pained Bowels and lax.  Mr. Fessenden goes to Prince Town — but waits on his mother to his Brother Johns.  Samuel leaves us to go to Framingham in his way … Continue reading

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September 30, 1764

1764 September 30 (Sunday).  Read Prov. 21 and preached on Rom. 7.7, repeating another Sermon on the 10th Commandment.  For I was interrupted by Company Every Day of the week, so that I could not prepare for both parts of … Continue reading

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