October 22, 1742

1742 October 22 (Friday).  Mr. Forb. worked at the well.  At Eve Mr. Barns, with his uncle Miller and Ensign Forb. here to consult what to do on Barns’s Affair.  I insisted for the Testimonys of the persons who were with him at the Time when he was thought to be most Culpable: and these they agreed to procure.  Mr. Barns brought the Testimony of Messrs. Joseph Stratton and John Weeks of Marlborough.  I had received also a Letter from Mr. Woolson.