September 14, 1781

1781 September 14 (Friday).  Capt. Fisher here with some proposal about the singing next sabbath inasmuch as the Choristers had all of them given up.  But I refused to intermeddle with their Controversie; and requested repeatedly that Nothing be done through Strife or Vain-Glory.  He gives Account of his Fathers lately holding Courts at Franklin in Detection of a Pack of Villains who had been thieving and corresponding with our British Enemies — and had committed half a Score to Several Jayls: and were in search of more.