1771 September 4 (Wednesday). It is my Lecture Day but have no help in it. Mr. Whitney (who I spoke to) is gone to Reading with his Wife. Mr. Sumner (to whom I wrote) is gone to Association at Dudley where he expects to meet his Wife. Preached on Joh. 6.35. There was a very thin Assembly though the weather was agreeable, and the Season not calling for much engagedness in Business, to prevent. Yet one goes to his Farm and another to his Trading. Mrs. Kendal and her Daughter here. Mr. Abijah Gale made me a Visit and tarried to Evening. William Crosby going to [Leye?] brings word from Alexander that he has got rid of his Thief. Receive a Dozen of Mr. Forbes Artillery sermon.