April 8, 1760

1760 April 8 (Tuesday).  Neighbour Frost and his Brother Silas mend Fence.  Visit Deacon Forb.: at his Request, he being in Some Difficulty with regard to what was Said last visit about Capt. John Maynard and Seth Rices Discourse of his (the Deacons) promise formerly that the Sutton Corner would not influence this Town in the Affair of the moving the meeting House.  But I told him I did not meddle with it nor break my Affection to him.  We parted in Love.  Mr. Hananiah Parker brought his Family into my other House.  Received a Letter from Mr. Stone acquainting me with the appointment of a Council, by his disquieted Neighbours and his Desire that I and Mr. Martyn would be with him at that time.  [Marginal notation: N.B. Thomas Prentice Esq. dyed at Lexington about the 2d of this Month.]