1774 December 15 (Thursday). Thanksgiving. Preached on Isa. 64.5, in the Close of which I gave some vindication of my self as to my Conduct about the public State, with which the people have seemed to be offended. Read what I had received from the Congress, and added my Enforcements as is Requested of me therein. At Eve Mr. Spring and his Wife here. I rode over to Mr. Seth Morse’s and marryed him and Miss Lydia Belknap. Supped there. He gave me an half Guinea for my Service therein.