1754 December 4 (Wednesday). In the Morning had some Discourse with Treasurer Hardy concerning the Taking away the Pew from me in that violent manner. Mrs. Chamberlin left us to go to Captain Forbush’s. Though it rain’d I rode over the North End and preach’d Mr. Martyns Lecture. Text Rom. 7.9. I return’d at Eve. My son Thomas has been lathing his Shop. Mr. Gale having finish’d the work he had to do there in preparing for the Mason.