1774 April 19 (Tuesday). The Association met here, viz. Mr. Stone, Smith, Bridge, and with them Mr. Whitney. Mr. Goss was at Court. Mr. Sumner was invited but his youngest Child is extremely ill. I was chose Moderator. Prayed and delivered a Discourse on Luk. 12.36.37. “And you your Selves like to men that wait” etc. O that God would please to Solemnize my Spirit and assist me in Complying with the Directions given; and that we each of us might be in actual readiness!