Monthly Archives: January 1768

January 15, 1768

[January 1768]  This Eve came Mr. Forbes and Lt. John Wit with him from Brookfield and lodged here.  My Daughter Forbes not recovered, but better.   1768 January 15 (Friday).  Mr. F. and Lt. Wit leave us for Boston.  Delivered … Continue reading

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January 16, 1768

1768 January 16 (Saturday).  Hermippus.  At Night Miss Elizabeth Arnold here and supps with me.  John Maynard and Patty Brigham were marryed.  Closely engaged in various Studies and Readings.  Send to Mr. Goddard to preach for me tomorrow.

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January 17, 1768

1768 January 17 (Sunday).  Master Goddard preaches on Mat. 11.23 a. and p.m. which may God be pleased to accompany with His Blessing!  He returned at night to Mr. Andrews’s.

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January 19, 1768

1768 January 19 (Tuesday).  Read Miller’s Essay on the Management of Bees; published in the year 1760.  A.M. Walked to Dr. Hawes’, where Mr. B. How is building a sleigh, to get him to rebuild mine.  P.M. attend to the … Continue reading

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January 21, 1768

1768 January 21 (Thursday).  I discern by Solomon Woods who lives at Lt. Bakers, that they are grown still more anxious about his not returning from Boston, and that they don’t hear what has become of Capt. Jamison.  Wrote to … Continue reading

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January 22, 1768

1768 January 22.  [No entry.]

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January 23, 1768

1768 January 23.  [No entry.]

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January 24, 1768

1768 January 24 (Sunday).  Preached a. and p.m. on Rev. 16.15.  May it be accompanyed with divine Energy!  May I be ready for the Coming of the Lord!  Mrs. Maynard dined here.

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January 25, 1768

1768 January 25 (Monday).  Deacon Wood provided me an Horse which I rather chose to ride than my own Beast — told me (as Squire Whipple had done) that both the Partys in the Contention at North Shrewsbury desired I … Continue reading

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January 26, 1768

1768 January 26 (Tuesday).  The Council formed.  I was chose Moderator and prayed.  The Partys were present, and we went into the Hearing of their Complaints, first against the Widow Martha Bush.  Lodged at Mr. Beemans, with Mr. Stone.

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January 27, 1768

1768 January 27 (Wednesday).  Continued the Hearing.  Coll. Putnam of Worcester, and Coll. Abijah Willard of Lancaster there.  But the Council Would not admitt any Attorneys.  They were admitted as Witnesses.  They were particularly, for Mr. Jotham Bush, whose Defence … Continue reading

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January 28, 1768

1768 January 28 (Thursday).  Continued the Hearing.  The Cause was long.  Lodged as before.

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January 29, 1768

1768 January 29 (Friday).  Continued the Hearing still and finished what the Letters Missive do expressly [illegible].  But there are divers Partys besides, viz. 4 Brethren [illegible].  See my Minutes.  Lodged as before.

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January 30, 1768

1768 January 30 (Saturday).  Heard the Complaints of a Number of Brethren (4 of them) against Mr. Morse; and Mr. Bush against Mr. Moore.  3 Articles.  Adjourned at noon.  And dispersed.  Mr. Elias Smith of Middletown and I went to … Continue reading

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January 31, 1768

1768 January 31 (Sunday).  Mr. Smith rode over to the Town, to preach in Mr. Sumners stead, who rides to Westborough to preach for me.  I preached for Mr. Morse, a. and p.m. on Phil. 2.1-5.  May God grant Success!  … Continue reading

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