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22 6


Clear Day & Cloudy Eving. I have been at home. mr Ballard went for hay, is gone to mr Pollards ys evinng. Moses Better. it Snows at 9 in Evinng.  
23 7


Clear Day. Snowd at Eving. Capt Page & mr Ballard went to Capt Sualls. I finisht Ephms Stockins. James Weston Carried By here going home. John Church here says his Son is Sick. mr Porter Came home ys day.  
24 A


Snowd this noon. the men went to meeting. it was Cold & windy. my Self & Girls tarried at home.  
25 2


Clear & Cold. I have been at home. mr Ballard Carried a Load of wood to mr Pollards old hous for Revd mr Foster. I made me four night Caps.  
26 3


a Clear Day. Lidia Foster here. Mr Ballard has Been to mr Woodwards, Browns & Capt Sewalls. I have been at home.  
27 4


Clear & pleast. I have been at home Knitting. Parthena Barton here. mr Ballard Carried a Load of wood to Revd mr Foster, he remoovd from mr Sewalls this Day.  
28 5

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.  
29 6


I returnd home at 12/ O Clok, find Hannah very unwell, her throat Sore. I Set with her till mid night. Jacks Brother Sleeps here. mr Ballard making Slead.  
30 7


Cloudy. Snowd before night. I went to mr Porters & Pollards. David just arivd. mr Ballard gone to Cutt wood for mr Foster. Williams & True Dresing Flax here. I was Calld to Capt Sualls wife in Travil, got there at 7 O Clock Evinng.  
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