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20 3


Clear Part of ye day. I went to mr Wimans, find Silas is no better. at mr Wimans.
21 4


Clear. Sally Cypher washt for me. Olliv Fletcher Came to do Sewing. I have been at home. at home. Oliv & Sally Cypher here.
22 5


Clear part of ye day, windy & Shower. I have been at home, mr Balld to ye Settlement. Oliv workt here, Cyrus got wood. at home. hear Sylas is no better.
23 6


Clear. I went this aftern to See Silas Wiman, find him very Low. Oliv is here to work. mr Ballard & Cyrus to husking at mr Andruss. at mr Wimans.
24 7


Clear. I went to mr Wimans at 9h ys morn, found Silas with life in him. I Sett by him, he had not taken anything Sence 7h last Evn. he did not Speak nor Even groan till he Expired which took place about 4h pm. his life went out like a Candle and I hope that God receivd his Spirrit to rest with him Self forever. the tryal is Great to ye berievd famely. Capt Smith & Lady, my Self & Son Cyrus put on his Grave Cloaths & I returnd home about 7h Evng. Capt Smith, his wife & A mr [Bullerfield] Spent the night with them. at mr Wimans. his Son Silas Expired about 4h pm. this is Jona Ballards Junr Birthday. Silas wd have been 20 [yr] old if he had lived till Jany 20th.
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