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15 6


Clear and very Pleasant till after noon. my Son Pollard Came here with his Dagt Hannah at 11 O Clock, they tarried and Dind and he left us with his two Dagts at 1h Pm. Elijah, Son of Bror EbenZ Moore, here aftern. Saml Trask here, his thumb is Soar. I advised to a wheat Bran Poultis. Sally washt, Elipt went up Streat. at home. Son Pollard Dind here.
16 7


Cloudy and moderate. I have Combd 14 lb 8 oz flax and knitt Some. our last Sheep has lambd. Eliphalet has been out, he informs me that Dorkis Dinsmore is very Sick yet. at home.
17 1


Clear. my famely all attended worship Except my Self. mr John Peck and Saml Cony Came home with mr Ballard. the formr gave him 12/7 for Some information about A TownShip to the NW from here. Son & Dagt Lambd & Ephm Took Tea here. Cyrus went and Conducted Sally home at Evn. at home. mr Peck, Son & Dagt Lambd here.
18 2


Cloudy and Cold, snowd some at Even. I went to See Dorkis Densmore, find her more Comfortable than Shee has been. Wilm & Anny quite unwell. P. Bullin and mr Strattne Dind here. Elipt went out forn, is not returnd. we are informd yt mr Georg Brown has frozen his feet so that part of thim are Come off, a Sad misfortune. at mr Densmores.
19 3


Clear and pleast. I was at home till Evng when I was Calld by Capt Littlefield to See his wife who is unwell. I tarried there all night. at Capt Littlefields.
20 4


Cloudy morn, Snowd aftern & night. I have been at Ditoes, my Patient is very unwell. Sally Hatch there. at Ditoes.
21 5

X. Birth Capt Littlefields 7th Son. XX.

rainy. mrss Littlefield had her women this morn and was Safe Deld at 10h of a fine Son, her 8th Child. I left them Cleverly and arivd at home at 4h pm. at Ditoes. Birth 10th. receivd 4/6in Cash and 5 lb Butter.
22 6


Clear. I have been at home. Capt Stackpool & Lady & mrss Dingly made us a visit. At home, had Company.
23 7


Snowd foren. I have been Combing flax, Son Jona Dind here. I was Calld to See Dorkis Densmore, her pain is returnd very Severe. the famely all Seem very unwell with Colds. at mr Densmores, Dorkis is very unwell.
24 1


Clear. my famely attended worship Except my Self. I feel unwell. Dagt Lambd and her Childn here after meeting. at home. Dagt Lambd & Childn here.
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