October 7, 1772

1772 October 6 (Tuesday).  Another Letter from Mr. Hutchinson, praying me to attend the meeting tomorrow.  I have told Lt. Ward and Capt. Brooks that I had appointed to go to Sudbury concerning Mr. Lorings Papers.  Was at Lt. Bakers.  He shews me a Letter to him from Bolton, containing Lists of Church members there.  P.M. Mr. Cushing and his wife attend the Family Meeting at Mrs. Newtons.  And he preaches on Act. 8.39, last Clause.  At Eve Capt. Brigham and Dr. Hawes came in and acquaint me with the Desire of many persons that if there shall be a Contribution for Mr. Samuel Fay, it may be delivered to the Care of some fit Person or Persons.  The Deacons were named etc. etc.