1777 April 15 (Tuesday). Rode to the Association at Mr. Bridge’s at East Sudbury. Had so far the Company of young David Fay, who there took my Horse to lead him to Cambridge for Elias to ride up thus far, it being Vacation time. Present at Mr. Bridge’s, Messrs. Smith, Goss, Mellen, Whitney and Biglow. Nothing special but that Mr. Mellen prayed. Conversation was on the Times, Circumstances of divers Ministers in their Difficultys among their people — besides Several that were there, Mr. Hill’s at Shutesbury. Mr. Smith and I lodged at Mr. Bridge’s.