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.