Thursday, February 17 1757

…Papered up 192 papers of tobacco weighing 43 lbs… In the afternoon my brother Moses brought over Philip according to our agreement on Tuesday last. He stayed and drank tea with us. In the evening read a sermon preached at this church on the 1st of August, 1716 by the Rev Mr Richard Haworth on the wonders of providence in the defense of the reformation, and which in my opinion is an excellent discourse. Also read the 8th of Tillotson’s sermons, which I think a very fine one. The subject was of the happiness of a heavenly conversation.

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