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 (who is deaf) with his Wife, dined here. P.M. he sat in the Pulpit. At Eve I read in the Family part of Dr. Doddridges Sermon on Mat. 11.23.