May 18, 1777

1777 May 18 (Sunday).  The Contributing to the Relief of Mr. Samuel Goodenow occasioned my preaching on Heb. 13.3, the Same Discourse except a few Alterations which I delivered Mar. 18, 1753, previous to a Contribution for his Father.  Gather the Sum of £4.19.[ blot].2 L.M.  N.B. Elijah and Eli Brigham, also Mr. Goodrich, dined here: and the two other Brighams, Moses and Samuel, were with us after Meeting and at Evening Exercises of the Family: but then they returned to their respective homes or lodgings.  Before which They Sung An Anthem of Charity.  My Daughter Hannah droops; yet p.m. She went to Meeting.