1782 May 9 (Thursday). Mr. Merriam of Ashburnham (Hatter) here, and dines with us. I wrote to Mr. Cushing about Ebenezers Affairs (his Bond to Squire Culwell at Barre especially) and forwarding (if I can) his going with Ebenezer (when he shall go to Barre) and assist him what [ever?] he may be able to. But did not send it as yet. Mr. Brigham returns at Night — brings a Letter from Mr. Moore and accompanying it is a Packet containing Several Numbers further of Mr. Samuel Wests Exphiations of the Prophecys, No. [blank] and [blank].