May 25, 1768

1768 May 25 (Wednesday).  Mr. Shute of Hingham preached the Election sermon on Ezr. 10.4.  Arise for this matter belongeth to thee etc.  No public Dinner for the ministers.  I dined at Mr. Loyds.  P.M. at Dr. Sewals.  Was nominated for moderator but earnestly refused to be put to Vote.  Mr. Dunbar was chose and prayed.  At Eve at Mr. Quincys.  N.B. He tells me his son Neddys progress in mines at Stoughtonham, Medway etc.  Lodged at my Kinswoman’s, Bradfords.