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24 5


Clear & very warm. mr Ballard went to Pittstn to mill. Son Jon a brot his oldest Son here foren. Ephm went to ye hook for Some Biskitt, 2 Dozn 1/4, Galn Vinigar 1/6, 1 lb Loaf Sugar 1/10. Betsy Voce Calld here, informs me that mrs Pitts is more Comfortable than Shee was yesterday. Daugt Ballard & Childn Sleep here. at home. Dagt Ballard & Children here.
25 6


Clear & very warm. mr Ballard Surveying at the hook. I have been to See mrs Pitts, find her very weak & low. may Shee have the Divine presence to Support her. Jona, his wife & Childn Sleep here. at Shubal Pittss, his wife very low.
26 7


Clear & very warm. mr Ballard went to his meddow. Son Jona is gone to winslow. I went to See mrs Parker below here, find her very feeble. Jonas wife & Childn went home by water, our boys Conducted them. Selva Moore Sleeps here. I have wrote to Bror Barton. Dolly went to See mrs Pitts, finds her fadeing. at mr Parkers. wrole to Doct Barton. Jonas wife & Sons went home. Selva Moore Sleeps here.
27 E


Clear, a Comfortable air in ye morn, but very warm Day. my Self & famely all attend Public worship. I Calld to See mrs Pitts who I find a little revivd, but dare not build my Expectation of her recovery. mr Pitses mother Came to See her. I left her at Sun Sett. Sally Williams & Polly Livermore here at Evng. at meeting & all my famely Prayrs Diserd on behalf of mrs Pitts. Shee is very low, her relax Some abatedd.
28 2


Clear & warm, Cooler at Evng. mr Ballard & the Boys went to ye meddow to Cut it, Dolly to Son Pollards. Sally washt. mr Pitts here, his wife is not So well as Shee was yesterdy. at home.
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