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.