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    Say so He was Sorry for it, and desired forgiveness & Since it was

      possible &

    very likely that he Should forget what He Spoke in a passion,


    the Church accepted the aforesd Confession & forgave him &c ~

       Jeremiah Chaplin Job Pingry and Ebenezer Burpee

          dismissed to the Chh. in the West Parish in Rowley –[11]

    Aug. 12. 1733  Thomas Lambert jun.r & Elisa

                  beth his wife appeared before

      the Church & made Confession of their Sin of

          Fornication & were forgiven & restored.


      Aug. 12. 1733  Lydia Hobson wife of Moses

     or then abouts} appeared before the Church and

                      Confessed that she had wronged Heph

                     zibah Cresey wife of David in her

               Name & reputation by an oath she formerly

               took before Thomas Hale Esqr. and was forgiven

               by the Church & restored –––––––––––


    At a Meeting of the Brethren of ye. Church of Christ

    belonging to the first Parish in Rowley Held ye 20th day

    of Oct. Ano Dom. 1732. Joseph Boynton & Humphry

    Hobson Deacons of Sd Church were Chosen Trustees to

    Receive ye Fifty pounds given to Sd Church by the last

    Will & Testament of the late Honourable Thomas

    Hale Esq.r. of Sd Rowley deceased, & upon ye Receipt

    of Sd fifty pounds the Sd Trustees were Impewered

    [10] An indecipherable phrase in Latin.

    [11] This single entry is in the hand of Edward Payson.