1736 December 12 (Sunday). On Act. 26.28 and Phil. 1.21. Fowl w. Snow etc. Mr. Joseph Thurston dined with me. At Eve Dr. Joshua Wheat here.
This is Parkman’s only reference to Joshua Wheat. Wheat was warned out of Needham, Worcester, and Westborough. See George Kuhn Clark, History of Needham, Massachusetts, 1711-1911… (Cambridge: Privately Printed at the University Press, 1912), 560; Franklin P. Rice, ed., Records of the Court of General Sessions of the Peace for the County of Worcester, Massachusetts, from 1731 to 1737 (Worcester: Worcester Society of Antiquity, 1882), 132, 182.