1773 June 24 (Thursday). Reckoned with my Son Breck and paid him his Book Debt. Having received from Mr. Woodward of Weston a Letter by Desire of Dr. Eliot of Boston, to inform me of the Meeting of the Committee of the Convention the first Wednesday of July at Dr. Chauncy’s at Boston, wrote part of an Answer to Dr. Eliot. Catechized at the Grout School House. 49 Children of both Sexes. After the Exercise was entertained at Mr. Jonathan Grouts. May the Lord be graciously pleased to Succeed these Endeavours! Conversed with aged Mrs. Grout. N.B. Deacon Batchellor’s Wife, late of Grafton, dyed last Monday, O that I might prepare!