December 4, 1744

1744 December 4 (Tuesday).  Deacon Newton, Mr. Whipple and I rode over (in the Cold) to Upton.  The Council Sat; but Mr. Goddard[1] of Leicester and Captain Clark[2] of Medway hinder’d by their illness and could not come.  We first of all Enquir’d into the Letter which now brought us together and whether the Church and pastor had Comply’d with our former Result etc.  See the Minutes of the Council.

[1]Rev. David Goddard.

[2]Edward Clark.  E.O. Jameson, Biographical Sketches….of Prominent Persons…in Medway, Mass.  (Millis, 1886), 131.