1768 October 4 (Tuesday). Mr. Bowman and I to Charlton. Meet at Mr. John Edwards — repair to Mr. McIntire’s, where the Council forms — and after Prayer (by me as moderator, Rev. Messrs. Maccarty and Davis Scribes) we repair to the Meeting House, and a.m. obliged to open the Council by Prayer there, though I would fain have been excused. Soon adjourned — for Dinner which was at Mr. Twiss’s — where also I lodged. The Partys very averse to one another through the Hearing.