1778 September 28 (Monday). Mr. Bradshaw leaves us. Sent Elias Fay Grave [illegible], Vol. 1. Sir Brigham (Elijah) borrows the Master Key to Popery. Mr. Daniel Forbes is at work at the Cellar Window. He dines with us. I received Mr. Payson of Chelsy’s last Election sermon Yesterday, by the Hand of Dr. Hawes, our Representative, and read it to day. A very Spiritual Piece, and contains a Number of very useful Observations. Brecks Mare Missing.
Phillips Payson, A sermon preached before the Honorable Council, and the Honorable House of Representatives, of the state of Massachusetts-Bay, in New-England, at Boston, May 27, 1778. Being the anniversary for the election of the Honorable Council (Boston: John Gill, 1778; Evans 15956).