1769 February 25 (Saturday). Mr. Hicks goes home to Sutton. At Eve Deacon Woods brings me Mr. James Mellens Paper requesting a Contribution, the Deacons and Select Men having considered it, and advise that it be read. There came in also a stranger who says his name is Richard Dunham, that he has been in Captivity ten Years etc. Deacon Wood took him home with him.