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24 7


Clear & hott. I workt in the Gardin. Parthena went to mr Densmores to get a Goun made. Leut Learned Came here ys Evn. we had a thunder Shower at Evn. at home.
25 C


Showers this Day. Leut Learned went from here after Dinner. I have been at home. at home.
26 2


Clear & Cool. mr Ballard went to mr Pollards on Business with thee Select men. Brothr Moore Came home w with him, took Supper & went home. thee girls Been to mr Hamlins. Hannah tarries there. I have houghd ye Cabages before the Door. at home. my girls to mr Hamlins. Bror Moore here.
27 3


Clear. mr Ballard & I, mr Pollard & Lady & mrs Hodges went to mr Bullins, had what Cherries and Currents we wisht for & other handsome Entertainment. Hannah went to mr Dinsmores. at mr Bullins. mr Walkers Son Expird this morn.
28 4


Clear Except a Shower. I have workt in ye Gardin. Hannah gone to have a goun tried on. Clarrissa got her web out. at home. mr Walkers infant was interd.
29 5


Clear. I have gatherd herbs for Sickness. we had String Beans and Green Peas; the first we have had this Summer. Patty sick in the night, pukeing & purging. at home. Caton was married to Sally Chambn.
30 6


Clear. Patty Sick all day. I tended her. I Sett cabbage plants. mrs Woodwd here at Evn. my Girls washt. at home.
31 7


Clear. I wed gardin foren, attended Lecter aftn. mr Emerson Performd. mrs Bisbe & Polly Came home with me, Tarry all night, & Ephm went home with Clarrissa; Brot a Chees & Some Butter from mr Porters. at Lecter. mrs Bisbe here.
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