1770 October 2 (Tuesday). Preached at Deacon Bonds on Mat. 3.20 and finished on that Subject. I beseech God of His infinite Goodness to grant Success! O that it might be profitable to my own Conviction and Quickening! Sophy came home from Capt. Maynards who sends me no Money. She brings the Sorrowful News that the famous Mr. Whitefield dy’d last Sabbath Morn at Newbury Port.