September 10, 1780

1780 September 10 (Sunday).  It being Sacrament Day, I (after reading Ps. 106 former part to verse 25) went on with my Discourse on 1 Cor. 11.27-29, first part.  I administered the Ordinance — the new Deacon Hawes officiating, without any special Ceremony as to his Induction.  N.B. Deacon Dolliber of Marblehead, Mrs. Barrett and Mr. Stephen Stimson of Hopkinton were present.  Mr. Barret and his Wife dined here.  P.M. preached on Isa. 55.12 to the End of page 225.  At eve read part of Mr. Flavell’s seventh Sermon on Rev. 3.20.