August 31, 1780

1780 August 31 (Thursday).  Mr. Gershom Brigham brings his Wife’s Earnest Desire that I would visit her again and preach a Sermon there today.  I complyed — delivered a short Discourse (as I could) from several passages in Isa. 55, “hear and your Soul shall live.”  May God bless what was delivered!  Mrs. Br. is brought very low.  At eve found Sophy ill.  She has taken physick: Mr. Elijah Brigham with her.