October 23, 1778

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 ParkerAlexander lodges here.