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16 2


Clear & Cold. mr Ballard was at mr Savages, haveing his Cumpas mended. mr Town went from here. mr Bisbe here. I have been at home, feel very unwell. mr Manley workt for mr Wade. at home. Son Town went home.
17 3


Snowd the most of ye Day. mr Ballard & mr Wade Setled acounts. Manly made a Gate. mr Ball went to the hook and up to Town, he receivd 8/ of Petr Voce which Isaac Hardin left there for my attending his wife in illness. I have been at home. at home. Isaac Hardin paid me 8/.
18 4


Clear & Cool. mr Ballard has been to Survey land for mr Briggs. Esqr Wesson Sleeps here. I have been at home, Spun 15 knots of linning yn for thread. at home. Esqr Wesson here.
19 5


Clear a Cool air. mr Ballard & Esqr Wesson went to Esqr Coneys & Engagd to Lay out 21 Town Ships, between the rivers PenobScott & Kenebeck. it is Land which belongs to this Commonwelth. I have been at home. Hannah Scoured my Puter & the kitchen. Seth Manley Brot us Corn & workt here with one yoak oxen. at home. mr Ballard & Esqr Wesson at Esq Coneys.
20 6


Clear. Seth Manly workt here ys Day with his Oxen. mr Ballard has been to Lay a road out to Joseph Preskots. I have been at home. at home. mr Ballard Surveying a road.
21 7


Clear. mr Ballard been to Esqr Coneys, receivd 30 Dollars in part for the Surveying he is to Do for this Commonwealth. he allso went to mr Shepherds & ye fort on Business. I have been at home. Hannah made Pumkin Pies. mr Webber here, his wife very ill. at home. Capt Howard and Howland went up this aftnn with their Vessels.
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