1751 March 28 (Thursday). The Town very much alive with people who throng into it to put off or Change their Province Bills. I attended the Public Lecture. Mr. Cooper preach’d on Luke 18 chapter, 9 to 14. The Pharisee and Publican. Din’d at Dr. Chauncy’s, where also din’d Judge Sewall, Mr. Cook of Sudbury and Mr. Peabody of Roxbury. Visited Mrs. Oliver and Captain Devenport Walker. Was at Mr. Foxcrofts etc. Lodg’d at Cousen Cowells.
Samuel Cooper of the Brattle Street Church.
The Reverend Charles Chauncy of the First Church of Boston.
Justice Stephen Sewall of the Superior Court of Judicature.
The Reverend William Cooke of Wayland.
The Reverend Oliver Peabody (Harvard 1745), minister of the First Congregational Church in Roxbury, 1750-1752. Sibley, XI, 563-564.