January 15, 1775

1775 January 15 (Sunday).  I preached at Stow, on Occasion of the Death of the late Rev. and aged Mr. John Gardner, from 2 Tim. IV.6.7.8.  Which O that God would please to succeed to the whole Audience, to the bereaved Flock and Family, but to the Ministers present, in peculiar — of them there were three, besides the speaker, viz. Rev. Messrs. Flagg of Chester, Fr. Gardner, and Newell.  At Eve I returned to Mrs. Gardners and lodged there.