February 28, 1781

1781 February 28 (Wednesday).  Though I have endured in the Night grievous Pains, yet (through divine Mercy and Benignity) I am in great Comfort this Morning.  I am reading the excellent Sermons of Mr. Haweis and can’t but earnestly wish I might have the like Spirit in Reading, as he in writing them.  I am also writing to my old Friend Mr. Quincy.  Mr. Solomon Miller and son at the Flax.  May God be praised who has carried us so comfortably through the Winter months!