1774 September 4 (Sunday). Expected Mr. Taylor to preach for me for he said he would or Send his Brother if he did not go his Journey with his Brother Crosby, on Wednesday, but heard they were not going on Thursday. But he did not come, nor any body else to help me; whereas Such had been the many Engagements and interruptions of the last week that I was but in part prepared, though it was Communion Day. Read Isa. 53. Repeated a. and p.m. with Alterations Sermon on Eph. 1.7. Administered the Lords Supper. Mr. Zebulun Rice and Mrs. Maynard dined with us. P.M. I read Eph. 1.