1757 July 27 (Wednesday). Had the publick Hearing. Rev. Mr. Wigglesworth prayed publickly. Mr. R’s adhering Brethren came: one Mr. Colbourn principal. Dr. Peabody, and Mr. Nathaniel Rogers (though members Otherwhere) appeared for him also. N.B. Their Unhandsome Letter to the Council. When the Assembly broke up I would have gone to Mr. Rogers’s to see him and his Wife etc. but when I came out into the Evening Air, having no Jacket on, it was too cold for me and I was forced to return to Mr. Carters, where I lodged. Amon and Mr. Twitchell at the Meadow. Mr. Zebulon Rice p.m. is here reaping. Jo-Ben Rice also reaped p.m.