1774 January 23 (Sunday). Extream Cold. Could have but Short Exercises. A.M. on Ps. 92.12. P.M. on Joh. 1.12. N.B. Took Notice in Prayer, of the Death of Rev. Mr. Thomas Balch of Dedham, Aet. 63. O that this, and every Instance of Mortality might be awakening and quickening to Me! Miss Bradish dines here. N.B. Prayers desired by Mr. Hez. Taylor, who is sick of a Fever, at Mr. Jonathan Grouts.