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July 4, 1785, Monday

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July 4, 1786, Tuesday

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a Cloudy day. mr Ballard & 12 men wrkd on ye Road up ye hill North of our hous. mr Smily here, Dind. Jono Came home from Son Towns, they are well. we Bakd a quartr of Veal & Began to Spin our Cottne. Jono Brot home Some herrin fish fm Towns.    
 

 

July 4, 1787, Wednesday

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Clear. independence of America observd in this Town. Pamela & I went to mr Blacks, he was not at home. Seth & Joseph Williamss wives here. mr Dudly, Dr Barton, mr Leighton & Biah Town Sleep here. mrs Harris & other young people here. Hannah took her webb out of the Loom, there was 40 yards.    
 

 

July 4, 1788, Friday

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Cloudy. I Came from Fosters; left her very Low. Calld at Wmss; he is Low also; then went to mr Rheds, bt 5 lb Butter & 10-1/2 lb Chees; helpt do hous work the rest of the day. Jabish Cowin here; helpt us to water & wood. we had Six men yesterd & ys Day also.   was at Wmss
 

 

July 4, 1789, Saturday

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Cloudy & Some rain. I have been at hm. mr Ballard planking ye Seller.   I was at home.  
 

 

July 4, 1790, Sunday

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Clear. I have been at home. mr Seth Williams Drank Tea here.   at home. Death of Sherebiah Town.  
 

 

July 4, 1791, Monday

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Clear. I have been at home, finisht my Dagt Towns Stockins & Began my Self a mittin. Dolly finisht weaving thee Lawn Hankerchiefs. mr Hamlin & Burtun, their wives & Childn, & Hannah Rockwood. mrs Livermore wove her own Hankerchief here. mr Ballard at Esqr Coneys ys morn, helpt mr Densmore fraiming & raising his House Fraim.   at home, had Company. mr Densmores house was raisd. Independance observd.  
 

 

July 4, 1792, Wednesday

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Clear & Cool. I have been at home, not able to Sett up ye most off the Day by reason of my fatagues. mrs Bradbury here to have a hatt made by my Dagt Hannah.   at home.  
 

 

July 4, 1793, Thursday

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Clear. mr Ballard went to Sidny. I have been at home. mrss Hinkley Calld here. Cyrus Sleeps here. I am informd that Hannah is Sick.   at home.  
 

 

July 4, 1794, Friday

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Clear & warm. I have washt. Dolly went to Son Pollards, her Sister is more Comfortable. mr Perham, the Surveyer Dind here, I paid him 18/.   at home. mr Perham here. Dolly at Son Pollards.  
 

 

July 4, 1795, Saturday

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Clear and warm. I workt in my Gardin. mrs Savage here. I paid her for Spining 3/. Independence observd at the hook. they assembled on ye Island.   at home.  
 

 

July 4, 1796, Monday

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Clear. I Sett out aftern to go and See Dagt Lambart, was mett by mr Kitrick who wisht me to go and See his wife. I went and tarried all night, my Patient Some unwell. I went to bed and Slept very well.   at mr Kitridges.  
 

 

July 4, 1797, Tuesday

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X. Birth Magr [Benn] Stickneys Son. XX.

thunder Shours foren. I was Calld at 2h 30m to See the wife of Magr Stickney who was in labour and was Safe Deld at 2h 7m pm of her third Son and 5th Child. I left her and infant Cleverly and returnd home at 4. I receivd 9/ as a reward.   at Magr Stickneys. Birth 31st. receivd 9/. mr James Bridg & mrs Hannah North were united by the mariage Covenant.  
 

 

July 4, 1798, Wednesday

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Clear. I have been Nursing my Dagt Town. Shee has had a more Comfortable day than yesterdy, but Cought much at night. mr Ballard returnd aftern. Doct Cony Calld to See my Dagt ys morn.   at home.  
 

 

July 4, 1799, Thursday

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Clear and very warm foren, Cooler aften. mr Ballard went to Jonas and to his meddow. I have workt Some in the gardin and Done Some Mending. mrss Densmore here to Tea. Aneversary of independance.   at home.  
 

 

July 4, 1800, Friday

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Clear and warm. Son and Dagt Lambd Came here forenn. he went down to the Settlement to Observ independance, his wife and I went to See Son Jonas wife. I have felt very unwell. I Came home after Sun Sett. Sister Pollard Calld at our door on her way home. Bror Lambard here, took Tea and then Sett out to acompany my Dagt home. may they be prospered on their way and reach their place of destination in Safty, and may my Son, who is Confined from his famely, be returnd in Safety in thine own time. giv him Seutable Contemplations [at] thy Divine disposal and may he from this time devote himself to thy Service.   at Son Jonas. mrs Saunders there.  
 

 

July 4, 1801, Saturday

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Clear and very warm. Son & Dagt Lambd, allin & Barna Came here Early ys morn, took Breakfast. Dagt Ballard and Childn to Tea, Gidion Braly allso. we are informd of the death of Bulah & Grifin, Persons of Coulor. I had a turn of faintness after my Childn left here.   at home, part of my Childn here. I had a faint turn at Evng. Deaths.  
 

 

July 4, 1802, Sunday

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Clear. my famely attended worship Except my Self and Ephm. he went to Sydney with Son Pollard, who took Breakfast here. Jon a and wife and part of their Childn here at Evn. Le faett Seems feeble. Clarrisa Sett out to go to her Fathers but went to mrss Farewels.   at home. Clarrisa at mrs Farewels.  
 

 

July 4, 1803, Monday

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Clear. I have done my hous work. S. Getchel expired. mr Ballard & Cyrus down below.   at home.  
 

 

July 4, 1804, Wednesday

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Clear and pleast. the annaversary of indePendance. there was an Oration deliverd at Augusta meeting hous by a mr Fuller, and another at the Coart hous by mr Thustan Whiten. I have workt in my Gardin and knit Some. Cyrus down to hear and See. Betsy pickt wool and went to her Fathers. Dagt Ballard went to her Bror Badcocks.   at home. indipendance was Cellibrated. an Oration Deld by mr Fuller of Augusta.  
 

 

July 4, 1805, Thursday

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Clear and very warm. mr Ballard been to thee Crotch of ye roads to hear an Oration Deliverd. returnd to Jonses, walkt in procescion with ye Federals. he returnd home at 10h Evn. Dagt Ballard & I took Tea at mr Pierces.   at mr Pierces.  
 

 

July 4, 1806, Friday

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Clear. mrs Farewel Dind with me. mr Ballard went to hear an Oration Delivd at the meeting hous by a mr Jones. he Dind at Son Ephms. mr Heartwel took Supper here. I have Done my hous work, knit and workt in my Gardin. mrs Heartwel has the ague in her face.   at home. Allin & Ephm to Breakfast. mrs Farewel Dind. mr Hartwel Supt here.  
 

 

July 4, 1807, Saturday

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Clear part of the day. mr Ballard has been to the meeting hous to hear an Oration Deliverd by Revd mr Cushman. I have Mowd grass round the hous with a knife and Sowd Carrot Seed. Hannah and Sally Pollard & Sally Bald Sleep here. Wm Cypher Came here for water. it raind So he did not go with it. he went out of the hous and I Could not persuad him to Cum in. I went to Bed a little before mid night, my husband rose and and [sic] his Endevour to get him in but Could not, but he Came in afterwards & Slept on thee floor.   at home, Sowd Carrots.  
 

 

July 4, 1808, Monday

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rainy part of the day. I have transplanted my young Sage root, have 200 Sett Cabbage plants &C. mr Ballard been to mr Hamlins to See ye Select Gentlemen, had Jedy Prebbles taxes abaled & receivd an order on P. T. Voce for 2D 92 cents.   at home.  
 

 

July 4, 1809, Tuesday

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Clear. Son Town left here after Breakfast. mr Ballard went to ye meeting hous to hear an oration Deld by mr [Alidin], he Dind at Son Ephms & returnd. mrss Town and I went to Son Jonas and Spent the aftern. my Dagt B. let me have 10 oz Butter.   at Son Jonas, his wife has the ague in her face.  
 

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