May 2, 1767

1767 May 2 (Saturday).  Mr. Barrett dined with us.  My Wife rode with me, Capt. Wood carryed Sarah, and Mr. Cushing Susanna to The Funeral of Mr. Martyn.  A woful Day!  Mr. Loring and Mr. Gardner, Mr. Barrett and I, Mr. Stone and Mr. Goss, were Pall Bearers.  The Corps was carryed into the Meeting-House.  Mr. Gardner Prayed.  Mr. Loring Stayed to preach and I am, as is fittest, to take my turn in Course: notwithstanding what had been desired of me, for next Sabbath.  Mr. Barthol. Kneeland assists about the Character and takes the Care of the Printing it.  Mr. Steward comes home with me — and lodges here.