January 5, 1777

1777 January 5 (Sunday).  Preached a.m. on 1 Chron. 29.15.  Its being the First Sabbath of the New Year.  Messrs. Hall and Stone dined here, as did Mrs. Ruth Godfry.  At Noon Deacon Wood delivered me a paper containing an Account of a Battle at Trenton (New Jersey) Dec. 16 last, by General Washington with 300, and General Howe’s Forces, of 1600.  The latter were routed.  Preached p.m. on 1 Joh. 3.21.