April 10, 1755

1755 April 10 (Thursday).  In the Morning Mr. Whitney gave his Letter to the Church, containing his Denyal.  Catechizing a.m. about 28 young Men attend the Catechetical Exercise.  P.M. Church meeting by Adjournment to receive the Answers of the Elected Deacons.  Mr. Bond after a modest refusal, and the Church insisting on their Choice, submitted.  Mr. Whitneys refusal (in writing as aforesaid) was read but the Reason which is couch’d in it, not satisfying the Church we adjourn’d to this Day sennight after Lecture.