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1 4


Clear and pleast. I have been at home. Hepsy and I brot 70 Cabages in. Mrss Dingley left her Childn here, Shee went to see [mrs Parmer]. at home. Son Jonas Dagt Came here.
2 5


Clear. we brot in 40 Cabages. I have been at home, knit Some, finisht my mits and began to foot my Stockins. at home. Hepsy Spun 1 Skein woolin yarn.
3 6


Clear and warm. Son Jona brot his Dagt here. mr Ballard and I attended Lecture, there were but a small number there. I Calld at Son Pollards, find little Hannah in distress by Costivness. we used means which relievd her. we Calld at Son Lambarts, find them all about. my Dagt Seems not well. I removd my Rhue and Camomile from where the were in to the Gardin. little Jack Ballard Said if it Should die you will know better next time. at Lecture & Calld to See my Childn. mr Dingley returnd from Boston.
4 7


Clear foren and very pleast for the Season. Son Jon a Came here, took Dinner then Conducted his little ones home. may God bless and prosper them and make ym ornaments in their day to riligion, that they may be useful members of Society when I am here no more. at home. Son Jona Conducted his Children home. I have finisht kniting a pair hoes for my Self.
5 A


rainy, quite windy at Evng. mr Ballard and I attended worship, the ordinanc of ye Supper was administred. I Came to Son Lambarts at intermition, my Dagt is not very well. Cyrus Came home this aftern. at meeting.
6 2


very rainy morn. I was Calld at 25m after midnight to See the Lady of mr James Child who was very unwell thro ye day. I tarried with her thro this night. Shee Seemd more Comfortable at 10h Evn. at mr Childs, his wife is very unwell.
7 3


Cloudy morn, Snowd at 10h morn. I was at mr Hamlins Store, left mrss Child near night. find the roads very bad. Calld at Son Lambards, tarried there all night. at ditoes; at mr Hamlins and Son Lambarts.
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