1745 August 23 (Friday). Mr. Simon Goddard here — he brought me 2 Pamphlets to read, one of which was Mr. Shurtleffs Letter concerning Mr. Whitefield. P.M. Mr. Abraham Knowlton who din’d with us.
William Shurtleff, A Letter to Those of his Brethren in the Ministry Who Refuse to Admit the Rev. Mr. Whitefield into Their Pulpits (Boston, 1745).