March 21, 1779

1779 March 21 (Sunday).  Mr. Aaron Hutchinson junior came from Marlborough, to preach for me, today, but Mr. Alexander preached a.m. on Isa. 5.4.  I read Isa. 53.  Both the young Gentlemen attended with us at the Sacrament, which was administered.  Mrs. Maynard dined here.  P.M. Mr. Hutchinson on Mat. 25.46.  I detained the Church and read a Letter from the South-west Parish in Bolton, requesting assistance in a Fast and gathering a Church.  The Church voted compliance and Dr. Hawes and Deacon Wood Delegates.  Mr. Hutchinson goes to Grafton.  Mr. Alexander lodges here.  His horse at Mr. Elijah Hardy’s.