August 8, 1770

1770 August 8 (Wednesday).  Mr. Sumner had Sent to me to preach his Lecture to day, but Squire Whipple came and told me Mr. Gleasons Daughters Funeral could be at no other Time than 2 o’Clock, so that I was forced to omitt going to Shrewsbury, and did attend at Mr. Gleasons; and after condoling and praying I took leave and went on my Journey to Ashby.  Rode to Mr. Morse’s at Shrewsbury and lodg’d there.  N.B. His Horse of 500£.