January 22, 1745

1745 January 22 (Tuesday).  At the Request of Mr. Loring,[1] Mr. Cook[2] and Mr. Smith, divers ministers were to Meet at Marlborough in order to draw up and publish a Testimony against Mr. Whitefield.  But I sent a Letter by Thomme to Mr. Stone directed to Mr. Smith containing my Reasons why I did not go.  See the Letter.  Thomme brought home a piece of White Cloth from Mr. Britons fulling mill, 10 yards and 3/4.  The Committee of the North Precinct here again for my answer but was not ready.  The first Precinct having done nothing to Effect yet.  Deacon Newton and Captain Maynard here in the Evening.

[1]Rev. Israel Loring of Sudbury.

[2]Rev. William Cooke of Wayland.