1767 April 13 (Monday). Consult Mr. Stone upon the threatning aspects in Westborough. Rode over to Hopkinton to the Fast at the Widow Gibsons where a.m. Mr. Barrett prayed and Mr. Fish preached on Joh. 11.43. We retired at noon to Mr. Jacob Chamberlins, and were refreshed. P.M. I prayed, and preached on Ps. 62.8. The Occasion of the Fast was, her little son, of 6 years of Age, was delirious. I returned home. From time to Time my Troubles increase. Mr. Samuel Thurston works here for Mr. Daniel Miller — plowing with my Oxen and Capt. Woods.