1773 August 23 (Monday). The Town Met to See whether it will be agreeable to them to build a Steeple and have a Bell. Several persons have Subscribed an hundred pound apiece old Tenor. One (Mr. Seth Morse) 150. Lieut. Baker 50 Dollars. Capt. Maynard 100£. But it did not obtain. A great Majority against it. My Daughter Hannah very poorly. Dr. Hawes with her. Mrs. Bass’s Maid (one Betty Thomas) came to help Sophy. Read in Mr. Lorings Diary etc.