1780 August 2 (Wednesday). Rode to Shrewsbury. Mr. Fairbank came here and was my Company to Mr. Sumner’s: where I dined. Preached his Lecture to an extremely thin Auditory. Text Rev. 14.6-7. After Lecture came Mr. Whitney to Mr. Sumner’s House. N.B. Col. Symmes’ Widow there also. At eve arose a Thunder Storm. I lodged at Dr. Crosby’s.