1759 May 10 (Thursday). N.B. Contests in Council. Mr. Webb and Fish very Opposite to Sundry others. The latter breaks out with the Meazles and goes home. Deacon Tainter, with leave of the Moderator, goes home, but N.B. we vote by Churches. I go to Mr. Wellman to lodge. At home — p.m. Thomas goes with his sister Baldwin to Sudbury, and designing for Boston. At Eve comes a young man learning the Practice of Physick with Dr. Prentice, and come to Neighbour Nurse, lodges here.