October 21, 1765

1765 October 21 (Monday).  A Meeting of the Town to give Instructions to the Representative.  Deacon Bond, Messrs. Whitney, Daniel Forb., Lieut. John Martyn and Mr. Gale were a Committee to draw up what they would say to him.  They Sat in one of my Rooms to do it.  Mr. John Marrett was here.  I paid him 12£ old Tenor being Interest for an 100£ old Tenor for two Years — The Delay So long was much owing to his own Orders about it.  Thomas Arnold left us — goes to work for Mrs. Johnson.  I went to see Mr. Belknap: called to see Mr. Temple.  In the Eve Mr. Gale settled with me and paid me all.  I gave him a Receipt.