||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.