1773 January 25 (Monday). Breck and John Fay take a ride with Some young people. Mr. Nathan Thompson of Conventry, having been to the general Court as one maimed in the Wars, and obtained 60£ Lawful (as he says), is returning home, pedling Rev. Sampson Occums Sermons.
Probably one of the many editions of Samson Occom (1723-1792), A Sermon, Preached at the Execution of Moses Paul, an Indian, Who was Executed at New-Haven, on the 2d of September 1772, for the Murder of Mr. Moses Cook, Late of Waterbury, on the 7th of December, 1771. Preached at the Desire of the Said Paul (New Haven, 1772). Evans 12,494. At least eleven printings of this sermon appeared between 1772 and 1774.