Monthly Archives: June 1772

June 1, 1772

1772 June 1 (Monday).  Bradhsaw is better to day.  Sophy has my Horse and goes to Mr. Fish’s.  She returns at Eve, and Miss Patty with her, to work here at her Taylor-Business, in making and altering Gowns.  Ruth watches … Continue reading

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June 2, 1772

1772 June 2 (Tuesday).  Mr. Bradshaw has had no sleep all night.  Has an Ague-Fit.  Fever afterward came on.  But was not so bad as Sabbath Day.  Hannah rode with me to Mr. Jonah Warrins, where I preached on Mat. … Continue reading

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June 3, 1772

1772 June 3 (Wednesday).  Mr. Bradshaw has Slept well, and has a moderate Day.  D.G.  I rode to Southborough and dined there.  Rev. Mr. Perry of Windsor there also, but did not tarry to dinner.  I went with full purpose … Continue reading

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June 4, 1772

1772 June 4 (Thursday).  Mr. Bradshaw had a poor night, as Sleepless, and had an Ague fit about break of Day.  Yet he had not so bad a Day as we feared.  He slept a great part of the Day.

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June 5, 1772

1772 June 5 (Friday).  Mr. Briggs visits us — as does Mrs. Fish, and returns home.

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June 6, 1772

1772 June 6 (Saturday).  Mr. Bradshaw has ague Fitts every other Day.

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June 7, 1772

1772 June 7 (Sunday).  Read Dan. XII.  Preached on Prov. 12.26.  P.M. read Heb. 8.  Preached again on Rom. 8.6.  Miss Patty Fish is with us.  Mr. Benjamin Tainter is Sick of a Fever.  Mr. Bradshaw a Fitt at Eve.

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June 8, 1772

1772 June 8 (Monday).  Visit Mr. Tainter and pray with him.  P.M. visit the Child of Mr. Joseph Green junior and prayed there.  Cousen Betty Gott here, and takes leave of us, she being about to go to Springfield.  Mr. … Continue reading

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June 9, 1772

1772 June 9 (Tuesday).  Read Mr. Fish on “Japhet dwelling in the Tent of Shem,” which I hope will by the Blessing of God be of Service in this Day of Defection, and may god graciously reward the author, and … Continue reading

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June 10, 1772

1772 June 10 (Wednesday).  Breck and Phinehas ride up to Grafton.  Mr. Stone and Mr. Isaac Johnson call here as they go to Grafton.  I chose to stay at home.  John Chowin, an Indian, or rather Molatto, here, and acquaints … Continue reading

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June 11, 1772

1772 June 11 (Thursday).  Our Little Robert-Breck is dipped twice this Morning.  Visited Mr. Tainter and prayed there.  Both my Daughter in Law Kezia and Miss Patty Fish are still with us.  Wrote by John Arnold to my Cushings.  Rode … Continue reading

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June 12, 1772

1772 June 12 (Friday).  Trouble with Mr. B’s Merry Mare, which has broke my Fetters and causes Breck a sad Ramble — but finds her where she was Supposed to have jumped from, viz. Lt. Bakers Hill Pasture.  Little Rob-Breck … Continue reading

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June 13, 1772

1772 June 13 (Saturday).  Have been and am preparing another Sermon on Prov. 12.26.  Mr. B. has a slighter Fit.

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June 14, 1772

1772 June 14 (Sunday).  Read Hosea first.  Found I could not prepare more than for one Sermon on the Subject I had designed.  Therefore went on with Repeating sermon on Rom. 8.6.  Now delivered (with variations and additions) the 1st … Continue reading

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June 15, 1772

1772 June 15 (Monday).  Breck Setts out for Boston before Day.  Mr. Green acquaints me that his Sons Child dyed a little before Sunsetting last Evening.

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June 16, 1772

1772 June 16 (Tuesday).  At 8 o’clock attended the Funeral of young Mr. Green’s Child.  Then hastened to Ministers Meeting at Southborough.  But few there present.  Of the Association only Mr. Smith and I besides Mr. Stone.  Mr. Peter Whitney … Continue reading

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June 27, 1772

1772 June 17 (Wednesday).  Breck returns from Boston: brings 2d and 3d Vol. of Mr. Winters Doddridge Expositor.

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June 18, 1772

1772 June 18 (Thursday).  Mr. Sumner came, dined with us, and preached my Lecture on  Ps. 119.57, which may the divine Blessing accompany and follow!  Mr. Jonathan Child and his Wife here to discourse about making a public Profession.  He … Continue reading

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June 19, 1772

1772 June 19 (Friday).  Mr. Hannaniah Parker here and wants to talk alone.  Being retired he went over a Number of Complaints, which I endeavoured to answer, but he does not go away Satisfyed.  I perceive that the main Disquietment … Continue reading

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June 20, 1772

1772 June 20 (Saturday).  Phinehas went with the Cow we call Spot to Lt. Bakers Bowker Place to Pasture.  Alexander came from Leicester.  N.B. He takes  with him three Bush. of Indian Corn.  I hear there is an extraordinary Scarcity … Continue reading

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June 21, 1772

1772 June 21 (Sunday).  Read Hosea 2.  Prepared Sufficient for two Exercises of Ordinary Length, but could not divide it.  Determined therefore to endeavour to deliver the whole in one.  And what I had yet remaining of the Sermons on … Continue reading

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June 22, 1772

1772 June 22 (Monday).  Heavy Weather prevents my Baldwins Setting out a.m. but after Dinner, though misty, they leave us for Boston.  N.B. This Morning Ruth Bellows here to Spin.  N.B. We lately had a Letter from Ashburnham and from … Continue reading

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June 23, 1772

1772 June 23 (Tuesday).  Master Bowman leaves us, designing to Oxford and to Brookfield.  My Kinsman is Still weak and under a Variety of Disorders which very much incapacitate him for any Business, Reading, writing etc. unless it be in … Continue reading

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June 24, 1772

1772 June 24 (Wednesday).  I rode to Marlborough.  Dined at Mr. Smiths.  Preached the Lecture on Gen. 3.15, latter part.  N.B. Committ my Watch to Mr. William Henderson to have the Day of the Month rectify’d.  In returning home visited … Continue reading

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June 25, 1772

1772 June 25 (Thursday).  My Kinsman poorly yet — under Dr. Hawes’s Care and Administrations.  He sleeps much — Several Hours in the Day time.  Our Kinsman Larkin Williams and his Wife made us a Visit and drank Tea here.  … Continue reading

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June 26, 1772

1772 June 26 (Friday).  Deacon Wood here, and we reckoned.  Paid him in full, to this Day.  Sent Mr. Tainter by his son Jonathan a Note of 27/ for a Bed Cord.  P.M. Mr. Levi Warrin here.  Pays me 97.14.8 … Continue reading

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June 27, 1772

1772 June 27 (Saturday).  Breck has Mr. Bradshaws Mare, and Hannah has my Horse to go up to Leicester.  Elias Still in his grievous Complaints.

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June 28, 1772

1772 June 28 (Sunday).  Read Hosea III and made my expository and practical Remarks thereon the forenoon Exercise.  P.M. Read Heb. 11 and being the forenoon preparation took up my time, and I have been informed of the ill behavior … Continue reading

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June 29, 1772

1772 June 29 (Monday).  Breck and Hannah return from Leicester between 10 and 11 o’Clock.  We have a sore Hand with Elias’s Illness.  He has been blistered.  And various other Means are used, but without Effect. Mr. Bridge of Worcester … Continue reading

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June 30, 1772

1772 June 30 (Tuesday).  Mr. Bradshaw leaves us to go to Brookfield with Mr. Baldwin and his Wife.  Catechized a.m. about 53 Boys.  P.M. Catechized about 29 Girls.  N.B. Deacon Wood was here with a Letter which he had received … Continue reading

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