1778 October 23 (Friday). Mr. Mellen of Chauxit here and dined with us, as did our sister Brigham, and my Son Alexander from New-Marlborough. The People had a Town Meeting in which they are to reconsider a Vote of Apr. 27th last concerning the singers sitting in the Meeting House: Now it is recommended to [them?] to sit, the Males up Front Gallery on the Mens Side, and the Females in the Front Gallery on the Women’s. I am sadly prevented studying by Company. This Evening again by Messrs. Samuel Forbush and Hannaniah Parker. Alexander lodges here.