September 18, 1766

1766 September 18 (Thursday).  Catechized the Children a. and p.m.  N.B. 54 Boys: 28 Girls.  Mr. Loyd returns from Brandford and Stafford, and Mr. Peace Casneaut, who (having the Jaundice) has been to the Spring, with him.  They dine here in haste.  But they would not tarry with us — but pushed along, to get as far as they could.  Mrs. Rice, Wife of Elijah here after Catechizing.  I carry on her Examination.  At Eve walk’d up to See Capt. Wood, in his Solitariness.  N.B. He seems to urge my taking some Brethren of the Church, or more, and visiting Mrs. Andrews.