1748 November 16 (Wednesday). The Council form’d at Captain Willards. Mr. Hancock Moderator and pray’d. Mr. Harrington was examin’d by Mr. Loring respecting his principles. Mr. Storer pray’d publickly. Mr. Hancock preach’d on 1 Cor. 9.19. Mr. Loring gave the Charge, Mr. Gardner pray’d after it; and Mr. Appleton the right Hand of Fellowship. Were entertain’d at the Colonels and at his son’s. At Eve visited Madam Prentice and the Doctor, but lodg’d as Last. Mr. Trowbridge of Groton lodg’d with me.
John Hancock of Lexington;
Seth Storer of Watertown.
Israel Loring of Sudbury.
John Gardner of Stow.
Nathaniel Appleton of Cambridge.
The widow of the Reverend Mr. John Prentice.
Stanton Prentice, the physician of Lancaster.
The Reverend Mr. Caleb Trowbridge.