1779 September 14 (Tuesday). Had some Debate with Dr. Hawes about Tim. Bryant’s Work for him last year. N.B. Mr. John Thayer from New Haven Coll. came here in his way to Boston, dined here. Received a Letter from Mr. Zebulon Rice of Brookfield concerning Rev. Mr. Buckminster’s preparing to answer Mr. Isaac Foster’s ordination Sermon, and consulting an Association at Sturbridge thereon.