June 4, 1775

1775 June 4 (Sunday).  He preached for Me on Gen. 25.34 and P.M. on Joh. 5.28.29.  Dr. Joseph Joslin dined here, and P.M. went to meeting with us, asking the Prayers of this people for him going into the Army (he says as Surgeon) and was dressed accordingly.  He goes from us at Evening to Grafton.  He gave me an half Crown sterling as his Contribution to the Minister.  I gave it to Mr. Cushing.  At Evening Breck returned from his Journey, in which he went to Cape-Anne, and saw his Sister Forbes, who is (through Gods Goodness) recovering apace.  He relates that our Provincials have lately taken 400 Sheep from Deer Island.