1754 August 21 (Wednesday). Mr. Barrett came not — I was oblig’d to preach the Public Lecture. Text was Heb. 11.6. Major Keys and Sir Foster with us. May God grant to all of us a Right and part in that better Country! and may we seek it in a proper Manner! N.B. Conversation after Dinner about Mr. Morse’s Letter to me about Mr. Silas Brigham — it was advis’d that I let the Matter run and not meddle with it, till more be done by Mr. Morse at Shrewsbury Church. When I return’d with Mr. Foster Stop’d at t’other House where was my Wife and we drank Tea there.
Abiel Foster (Harvard 1756), later became the minister of Canterbury, N.H.
The Reverend Ebenezer Morse of Boylston.