1759 May 31 (Thursday). At the Convention — expressed my Sense of the Regard Shewn me — but that I know not what to think of accepting it. Was soon overpowered by Mr. Moderator, Mr. Appleton and a Number More. Report of the Committee in Answer to the honorable Board read — and after a few amendments Voted, and a Contribution for printing it. Mr. Pemberton preached on Rom. 11.13. N.B. the Lt. Governor and a Number of the Council present. The Collection something more than £300 old Tenor. Dined at Mr. Pembertons. N.B. His Honour the Lt. Governor, Rev. Messrs. Chipman, Josiah Cotton, Byles, Morehead, Thomas Prentice, Mat. Bridge, Badger — and Mr. Cary, were the Company. [illegible] I Returned to the Convention it was but a few Minutes, having much Business and many visits to make. At Eve at Mr. John Brecks. Lodged at my eldest Brothers.