1723 August 12 (Monday). Lieutenant Rice call’d to See me to Day. I went over to Mr. Grays. At Night Sundry Men of the Town, viz. Lieutenant Rice and his Brother James, The Two Deacons, viz. Haywood and Mores, Mr. Flagg and Mr. Joseph Dana together with my Landlord, Lieutenant Lee (just return’d from Boston) treated with me about Settling as their minister, etc. I fix’d Tomorrow to be the Day for my returning to Boston. It was very Late when they Left me.
Gershom Rice, Jr. (1696-1781).
Nathaniel Moore, third settler of Worcester, from Sudbury.