January 17, 1782

1782 January 17 (Thursday).  Mr. P. Whitney and Mr. David Monro — also Dr. Crosby.  Col. and Mr. Weare go to Boston.  My Daughter remains here.  N.B. Mr. Whitney relates that there has lately been a Conference at Westford: a Number of Ministers, with their Delegates, upon the Hopkinsian Doctrines, and a Lecture by Mr. Zabdiel Adams.  At Eve Messrs. Hazzletine and Elisha Parker.  Mr. Brigham returned from Boston.  He brought a Letter from Mr. Quincy which was very acceptable to me.  Mrs. P________ very much exercised with pain in her Back and Hip; especially in the Nights.