December 1, 1774

1774 December 1 (Thursday).  Miss Suse Brigham here still.  Mr. Daniel Forbes here and brings a Paper signed by Eleven Church Members to request a Church-Meeting to bear Testimony against the “Considerations of the Convention last Year, and against private Combinations and Signing Papers against a neighbouring Church etc.” (meaning I suppose what Our Association did with respect to Bolton Brethren when they had run to Exremitys in their Contentions).  But Mr. Forbes said they had no Design to raise up any Contention, nor prevent the appointment of the Communion.  At Eve Ezra Bellows and Ruth Harrington were married.  Master Waters and Master May were present.  These latter lodge here.