1748 August 25 (Thursday). Catechiz’d the Children at the Meeting House. Colonel Ward and Mr. Cushing call’d at Noon as they were going to Mr. Benjamin Fays to a meeting of Officers and desir’d me to give ‘em my Company. Mr. Martyn and his wife made us a visit today also. N.B. Mr. James Whipple and Mr. Noah Brooks here for advice about their Grafton difficultys. I waited upon the officers after my catechizing. Ensign Bruce made Lieutenant and Mr. Miller Ensign. Also Mr. Bezaleel Eager made Lieutenant of the North Company.