March 9, 1777

1777 March 9 (Sunday).  Preached a.m. on Amos IV.11, last Clause.  P.M. on occasion of a great Number of persons putting up Notes to desire prayers under their Bereavements I preached on Heb. 2.15.  N.B. Lieut. Hezekiah Ward of Grafton dy’d Suddenly on the 6th.  Mr. Josiah Newton dyed lately at Brookfield.  AEtatis 29.  He received the Small Pox by Inoculation but was seized by a bilious Cholic, which proved fatal to him.  At Eve Breck and Suse.