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18 3


Clear. I was at mr Dingleys and at mr Blacks his youngest Child is Sick with the rash. I tarried all night. at mr Dingleys & mr Blacks.
19 4


Cloudy and rain. I was at mrss Blacks, her Child Seems more Comfortable. at mr Pollards, mrs Baxter & Caty M Lad are unwell. at mr Pittss, his wife Comfortable. at Son Pollards, his famely well Except himself. at Son Lambarts, all well there. at mr Blacks and other Neighrs.
20 5

X Birth mr Atkinss Son & [3d] Child. XX.

rainy. I was Calld at 1h morn to go to mr Atkinss his wife being in Labour and was Deld at 4h morn of a fine Son which wd 9_ lb. I left her and inft Cleverly and returnd home at 11h foren. I receivd 12/ as a reward. at mr Atkinss. Birth 21st. receivd 12/ as a reward.
21 6


Clear. I have been at home. we Dresst Tow yarn. Old mrs Kenny here for Gardin Seeds. mr Ballard and Hoyet & mr Wade workt at the Bolton place. Phillip Bullin here, brot Stores. at home. Sally & Oliv Fletcher here.
22 7


Clear. mr Ballard Surveying for Danl Foster foren, went to Son Jon as aftern. Hoyet there all Day. Polly went to Conduct Sally Lauson here. Ephm Carried Current Bushes to mrss Lambart. I have been at home. at home. Sally Loson Came here at Evng.
23 A


Clear and pleasant. mr Ballard, Cyrus & Hoyet attended worship at the fort, Polly & Sally at the hook. I went to hear mr Stone aftern. I had our Dinner to Cook and am Some fatagud. Phillip Bullin here. at meeting. Brother EbenZ Moore & Rufus Ballard at meeting.
24 2


Clear. I have been at home. Ephm workt here. at home.
25 3


rainy. I have been at home, Spoold 44 Skeins Lining warp. Phillip Sleeps here. at home.
26 4


Clear. I Cleand the Store, Sally warp 45 yds and drew it thro harnis and read. the Packet went past here upward. mrs North & Dagt were on Board. Phillip Sett out for Surveying. at home. the Packet went past here this day. I quilld [  ] Skeins.
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