||October, 1786. Hallowel.
||Mr. John Foster, (brother to Isaac) preached
-- flagrant free will doctrine. --
||Attended a lecture at the meetghouse.
Mr. Danl Foster preached -- poor doctrine. The Church
reformed their covenant & received such other persons as were members
of other churches. --
||The Council appointed for ordination
met at Dr. Cony's in the morning -- Attended, & presented
the 7 charges & endeavoured to support him. His took up the forenoon
-- left the Council to debate the matter -- Their debates held till near
sunsett when they proceeded to the meetghouse, & laid hands
on the Candidate.