1778 April 28 (Tuesday). Rode to Bolton, Mr. Whitney with me, to Ministers Meeting at Mr. Goss’s. Was their Moderator. Sundry others were at this Meeting; viz. Mr. Morse, Mr. Harrington and Mr. Mellen. Mr. Mellen asked our Advice on Consideration of a Council of 4 Churches having been called by his Opposing Brethren had lately Sat in that parish to judge of Mr. Mellens Dismission but he did not bring their Result, and therefore we declined [saying?] much upon it. Next Meeting at Mr. Whitneys [illegible] to be at his House, next Month [illegible] Marlborough — to Mr. Simon Howe [torn and illegible].