1781 September 17 (Monday). [Blot]le here. I breakfasted with him at the Shop. At Eve [blot] Tainter to see us. Also there came Mr. Benjamin Fay and a Number with him to See whether he might not be admitted in the Church. They were Lt. Grout, Messrs. Joseph Harrington and Jonathan Forbes. I gave Mr. Fay advice what to do about Mr. Thomas Whitneys Contest with him before he could be admitted.