1760 August 23 (Saturday). Mr. Joseph Bruce here and manifests his uneasiness at Mr. Welmans preaching here. He wants to be Examined in order to his joining with the Church — but I am so engaged in my preparation for the Sabbath that I Can’t attend upon it. Young Mr. Dorr here. Dined here. Wants to know when I will go and preach at Providence Town, where he has the Care of the Pulpit. But I cannot give any Encouragement about it. Mr. Fessenden here also. I rode to Shrewsbury and lodged at Mrs. Cushings.