April 30, 1780

1780 April 30 (Sunday).  On consideration of the burning of Mr. Whitney’s House, I preached  (with alterations repeated) on Lam. 3.22-23 both a. and p.m.  Baptized Capt. Godfry’s Twins, Sullivan and Salmon.  Appointed the Communion, but no Lecture.  Appointed contribution for Rev. Mr. Whitney next Sabbath.  At noon conferred with Selectmen as well as Deacons about the Contribution.  At eve in the Family read Mr. Flavel’s Sermon on Gal. 5.24.  See his works p. 254, Vol. I.