1736 April 14 (Wednesday). Mr. Prentice of Grafton at the public Lecture on Hos. 4.7. N.B. After Dinner our Discourse with Coll. William Ward about Ruling Elders — he approves of Such as may be like the Select Men of a town — etc. Mr. Cushing and Mr. Solomon Prentice rode home with me. The latter lodged here.