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June 4, 1786, Sunday

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Birth. Briant Fletchers Dafter. fee recd. XX

A very warm Day. I was Calld at 8 ys morn to Brian Fletchers. his wife in Travil & was Safe Delivd of a Dafter Betwen ten & 11. I returnd home at 5 aftern. mr Lee here foren. Benn Edwards, mr Wels & David Learned Dind here. I receivd 6/ of mr Fletcher. Beriah Ingerhams wife was Delivrd of a Dafter 30th of may, Extracted by old mrs Fletcher.    
 

 

June 10, 1786, Saturday

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Birth. X Georg Boltons Son. X

Cool Morn. I was Calld at 4/O Clok to Georg Boltons wife in Travil, put her Safe to Bed with a fine Son at 11 O Clok. Returnd home ys aftern. mrs Gardy Calld at mr Boltons. Jenny Coole here, Drank Tea. mr Ballard Came from Coart.    
 

 

June 18, 1786, Sunday

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Birth. mr Gordins Dafter. X. receivd not any thing.

Cloudy forenn. I was Calld at 8 O/Clok ys morn to Mr Gordins, his wife in Travil. found her Put to bed by old mrs Fletcher with a Dafter. I calld at mr Willims on my return, found her unwell. tarried there till towards Eving, left her more Comfortable. mr Lee here at Evng and Polly Hamlin.    
 

 

July 6, 1786, Thursday

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Birth. X Josept Williamss Dafter & first Child. X

I was Calld at 01/O Clok ys morn to Naighr Williamss wife in Travil. Shee was very ill all day till about ten in ye Evinng when Safely Delivd of a fine Dafter wt 9 lb. I tarid all night. Shee Seemd much fatagud. Sally Peirce Came and tarried with her. Eliab Purkins wife Dilvd of a Son yesterd.    
 

 

August 6, 1786, Sunday

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I allended worship all day. a Shower. Esqr Lovjoy, David Smily & John Bragg Calld after meeting & Eat with us. this is my Daftr Hannahs Birth day. Aged 17 years. Jono returnd from Boston.    
 

 

August 23, 1786, Wednesday

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Cloudy. I have been at home. Andersn Taylor Supt here. ys is Son Towns Birth day.    
 

 

August 28, 1786, Monday

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this is Daughter Towns Birth Day, aged 28 years. I am not So well as I coold wish. my girls washing. Hannah North here, Says her Mame is Coming to See me. David Fletchers wife was Delivrd of a Son ye 22 inst. Mrs North & ye two mrs Coxs here, mr Brooks wh them. mr Ballard wt to mr Bisbees. Doct Coney here, Says mrs Hardin is unwell again. Polly & Sally, Theophs & [Jemmy] & Elijah Crage here at Evinng.    
 

 

August 29, 1786, Tuesday

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X Birth. Moses Whites Dafter. X

a rainy day. I was Calld to moses Whiles, his wife in travil. I went by water to Jacsons Landing then walkd, arivd at 1 O Clok. Shee was Safely Delivd of a Dafter about 5. I rode to ye fort, Crost ye river, arivd at home at 8 ys Eving. found Theophels, Daniel & Eliphelit here a Setling yr Sawing afairs. I Chargd mr White 7/ for Extractn & medisin.    
 

 

September 1, 1786, Friday

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Birth X Benjan Whites Dafter X

Put mrs White Safe to Bed with a Dafter at 3/O Clock aftrn. I returnd home this Evinng much fatagud, had Collic Symtons. took Some pepper pod steept which [remoovd] it. we are informd yt James Runells, who livs up ye river, struk one Cymbol with an ax on his head. his Life is not Expected.    
 

 

September 29, 1786, Friday

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X Birth. X X Ezra Hodges Son. XX

Clear. ye Girls washt. mr Ballard workt on ye Rode by ye mill. mr Vaun here. I did hous work & Sowd Seeds. was Calld by mr Pollard at 6/ PM to mrs Hodges. Shee in Travil and was Safe Delvd of a fine Son about 11/. I then wint in hast to mrs Brown in Travil, arivd there at midnit.    
 

 

September 30, 1786, Saturday

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Birth. Georg Browns Son.

Mrs Brown Calld her women & was Safe Delivrd at noon of a Son which wd 11-1/4 lb. I went after Dinner to See Capt Savages wife, find her able to Set up. returnd home at half after 6/PM. find mr Williams & wife here. I went to Bed at Eight.    
 

 

October 1, 1786, Sunday

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Birth. Daniel Savig Juners Son. XX

   
 

 

November 5, 1786, Sunday

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XXX Birth. Capt Springers Daft.

A Chilly air. I attinded worship. was Calld about Sun Sett to Capt Springers wife in Travil. Shee was Safe Delivd of a Dafter at 10 O Clok ys Evenng. I Sett up with her all night.    
 

 

November 13, 1786, Monday

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X Birth. Isaac Hardins Son. X

Clear. I was Calld to See Isaac Hardings wife in Travil. Shee was Safe Delivrd a 3 / OClok PM of a Son. the remains of Obediah Harris were inter[d] this aftern. I Stay at Hardins ys night.    
 

 

November 26, 1786, Sunday

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Birth. mr Blakmans Son. X

A bitter Cold morn. I rose at day break, had a Shaking fitt & pain in my head. did not attend public worship. Pamele Staid at home. I was Calld to See mrs Blakman in Travil. left home at Sun Sett, got there after much fatagud. found her put Safe to Bed by mrs Ellis, tarried all night. mr Blakman gave me 6/8.    
 

 

December 28, 1786, Thursday

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Birth. mrs X Bents Son. X

Clear. I was Calld to See mrs Weston, She Being unwell. was Calld from there to mr Jacksons, to mrs Bent in Travil. her Child Born before I arivd. I put her Safe to Bed. Set with her this night.    
 

 

December 31, 1786, Sunday

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Birth. Capt X Harry Sewalls Son. fee Recvd. X.

a fogy Day. mrs Suall Delivard at 1 / ys morn of a Son & is Cleaverly. I returnd home at 8 ys morn. Did not atlend worship. Son & Dafter Town, Sherebiah, Ezra & Lucy here. mr Faught & Clarisa Barton supt here. Saml Badcock wife to Bed with a Son the 29th of January. mrs Fletcher operator.    
 

 

January 26, 1787, Friday

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X. Birth. Nathan Swettland Son. X.

I was Calld to Nathan Swettlands wife at 1/O Clok this morn, found her Safe Deliverd of a Son about 2. James Hinkleys wife operator. I returnd home at ten before noon. it Snows. I receivd 6/ of mr Swettland for Trouble & medicin. ys is her third Child. I was Calld at Dusk to mr Savages to See Lidia who is very Sick. Set up with her all night, mrs Chamberlin also.    
 

 

February 2, 1787, Friday

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X Birth. Benn Blaks Dafter. X.

Clear. I Came home & Dolly went up. mr Ballard unwell. Jono & Dicky gone to the meddow. I went to Bed at 7 & was Calld at 10 to go to mrs Blake in travil. Shee was Deliverd of a Dafter half after 11 [in] Evnn. I tarried all night. its very cold.    
 

 

February 8, 1787, Thursday

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XX Birth. James Savages Son. XX.

I was Calld half after Six this morn to James Savages wife in Travil. Shee was Safely Deliverd at Six Eving of a fine Son, her first Child. it has been Severe Cold, Snowd at night. I tarried all night.    
 

 

February 15, 1787, Thursday

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X Birth. mr Reads Son. X.

mrs Read was Deliverd of a Son at four this morn. it Cleard of & is very pleasant. I Calld to See mrs Savage, find her poorly. mrs Shaw, Shee remains Low. I returnd home at half after Ten ys morn, receivd 6/ of mr Read as fee. 2/ remains X Due for medicin.    
 

 

February 24, 1787, Saturday

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X Birth. Elias Taylors Daughter. XX I recieved nothing.

Clear & pleast. I was Calld about Sun rise to Go to See Elias Taylors wife in travil. met a mesage informing Shee was Safely Delivd. returnd home & feel more Comfortable than I have Some Days past. Pamela & Dolly went to See mrs Foster, Shee is unwell. mr Hersey here this Eving.    
 

 

March 3, 1787, Saturday

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Clear morn. I finisht mrs Fosters [dress], helpt Brue & went to See mrs Williams aftern. Shee paid me 6/ for attending her at the Birth of her Daughter. it Snowd before morng & was windy. 36th Snow.    
 

 

March 6, 1787, Tuesday

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X Birth. widow Mary Shepherds Dafter. X.

A Cold morn. I was Calld to See the widow Mary Shepherd in Travil. Left home at five, put her Safe to Bed with a Daughter about 4 PM. returnd home at 8 Evinng. mr Ballard been to mr Stephens and to the Hook. it Snowd Some. mr Winslow moovd this Day passt by mr Hainses.    
 

 

March 22, 1787, Thursday

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X Birth. mr Swetts Dafter. X.

observd as a day of humiliation & prayer. I went to the house of worship. was Calld out by mr Swett at ye Conclution of ye first prayer. went to the Hook on the ice. put his wife to Bed safe with a Daughter & Slept at mr Duttens.    
 

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