1736 February 26 (Thursday). Lecture. Mr. Stone (of Southborough) preached on Numb. 23.10. I Stayed the Church after Sermon to read Mr. Frinks Proposals of a County Consociation of the Churches. A word also of Relations — of the Watch of the Church over the Children of the Covenant — and I acquainted the Church with Several Books which were presented to the Church, Scil: Mr. Whites Lamentations, Mr. Clark (of Salem Village) upon Infant Baptism.
Thomas Frink (1705-1777), Harvard 1722, minister of Rutland, 1727-1740; minister of the Third Church, Plymouth, 1744-1748; minister of Barre, 1753-1766. SHG 7:69-75.
John White, New England’s Lamentations under these Three Heads. The Decay of the Power of Godliness; The Danger of Arminian Principles; The Declining State of Our Church-Order… (Boston, 1734). White (c. 1677-1760), Harvard 1698, was minister of Gloucester, 1703-1760. SHG, 4:421-24.
Peter Clark, The Scripture-Grounds of the Baptism of Christian Infants…. A Vindication…Against Mr. Walton’s Exceptions… (Boston, 1735). Clark (1694-1768), Harvard 1712, was minister at Salem Village, now Danvers, 1716-1768; SHG, 5:616-23.