1770 October 31 (Wednesday). This Day, I Suppose, Mr. Thomas Prentice is ordained at Medfield. Master Taylor here at Evening. Tells me they are going to try for a Council at Grafton: that he supposes Letters Missive were carryed forth this Day to Mr. [Rogers?] of Littleton, Mr. Stone, Mr. Smith, Marlborough, Mr. Bridge of Chelmsford, Mr. Morse of North Shrewsbury, Mr. Maccarty, and Mr. Davis of Holden. He says he believes he himself was the Means of their not sending to me, by informing them that by conversing with me he conceived I had rather be excused from it.