1757 November 3 (Thursday). Mr. Stephen Buss of Leominster, here, to bear a Message from Venerable Mr. Loring, Moderator that the Council is to meet at Concord on the 9th Instant. Capt. Wood accompanyed me to Hopkinton Lecture. We dined at Mr. Barretts. I preached on Isa. 7.14. N.B. Exceeding few at Meeting. Returned home at Evening and brought Hamiltons Voiages to the East Indies, to read.