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Clear and very Pleast for Decembr. I have been at home, been able
to knit Some, finisht futing a pair of hoes for Son Ephm. mr
Ballards hand is better. Old Lady Butler and mrs Farewell Calld
to See us. Ephm been to work at Jonas new hous. Cyrus after Corn
and to mill. Patty Bakt.
at home. mrs Butler & Farewell here. Some
Snow this night.
raind part of the day. I have been at home, mended Some hoes. mr
Ballards hand is Some better. Pally washt the floors, Eph &
t on Jonas hous, Cyrus went to Son Lamb ds.
at home. augusta may 6th 1802 Dolly
Kimbal Det r to Cash s d 1 Crown 6/7 1 Dolr 6/
1/4 do 1/6 14:1 may 22 to Cash 4 Dols 1: 4:
1:18:1 to Cash 1/2_ : 1:2_ June
4 Credt by 9 weaks 5 days 1:19:3_ @ 4 s/ pr