October 10, 1773

1773 October 10 (Sunday).  Read Amos 9.  Preached on Ps. 55.22, which may God bless to our divine Consolation!  Admitted Joseph and Esther Belknap, and Nathan and Sarah Townsend.  Administered the Lord’s Supper.  Omitted Reading p.m.  Preached on Mat. 6.12, to page 10 to the bottom, but with many omissions and alterations.  At Eve came Mr. Willard of Mendon and lodged here.  N.B. He gave me some Account of Mr. Balch, late of the South Parish in Mendon, and the unfitness of his leaving them.