1772 December 4 (Friday). Alexander wants assistance towards his Payment to be made the 14th of this Month in Southgate Purchase. He, his Wife and Child, leave us to go home. Miss Patty Fish here to Visit us p.m. but leaves us at Even. N.B. Mr. Nathan Fay brings his wife to be further Examined — and I consent to their being propounded next Lords Day. Mr. Nathaniel Whitney junior of Grafton here to talk with me about the present state of their Church — brings me the Reasons of 16 (as he tells me the Number is) against the Dissolution of Mr. Hutchinsons pastoral Relation: and the Result of the late Council, which is very favourable to Mr. Hutchinson and corrective of the opposing Party. Mr. Whitney aforesaid dined here.