January 13, 1760

1760 January 13 (Sunday).  Read Job 5 and Rom. 8.1 to 21.  Preached a. and p.m. on Luk. 2.14.  After sermon was a Contribution for Mr. Jonathan Morse of Shrewsbury.  And admitted Mrs. Joanna Fay into the Church, before the Congregation, having first asked the Church whether they consented to my doing so, for redeeming the Time, for it would be sunsett if I dismissed the Congregation according to Custom.  There was no Objection.  N.B. Dr. Gott dined with us, as did Silas Biglow.