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Clear and warm. my Dear Dagt Town took her Departure from our house this morn at 9h, homeward Bound. my God Support her on her way to her famely and prepare her mind for his will Concerning her. O Lord, the hearts of all thy Creatures are in thy hand and thou turnest them as the rivers of waters are turnd. may Shee look unto the and be Saved. Grant thy blessing to rest on her and her Famely. may they be all numbered with thy Chosen ones!!!. I have been alone this day Since My Childn left me, have felt very Gloomy. may my mind be resined to thy will in all things. at home. my Dear Dagt Town left here. mr Balld, Cyrus and watson went to Son Jonas to work. I have had a lonely day.
24 3


Some heavy Showers this aftern. I have done a larg wash and am fatagud. I brewed, allso. Dagt Lambd Came before I had finisht, She assisted me. mr Ballard been to Jonas. a mr Sturges Calld here, informd me that Son & Dagt Town past by his Dadys yesterday a little Past noon. at home. Dagt Lambd & Childn here this aftern.
25 4

Birth Printer Robinsons Son & Second Child.

Clear. I was Calld at 4h ys morn to See mrss Robinson, wife to the printer. Shee was Deld of a fine Son before I arivd. Shee was alone at the Birth, her Neighbour women had got her to bed. I Drest the infant, took Breakfast and returnd. mr Ballard and Cyrus went to Jonas. the wives of James & Thos Hinkley Spent the aftern here. we are informd that Son & Dagt Town went Past Levy Robinsons this morn. at mr Robinsons. Birth 21st. two mrsss Hinkleys here.
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