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8 4

X. Birth mr Smarts Son. XX.

raind. I was Calld to See mrs Smart who was in Labour. Shee was Delivd at 11h am of A Son, her first born. I returnd home at 3h pm, left her Cleverly. at mr Smarts. Birth 20lh. [  ] receivd 9/.
9 5


Clear. I have done hous work. at [home].
10 6


raind part of ye day. I brot my Bed into my kitchen &C. at [home].
11 7


Clear part of ye day. I have finisht washing & done other lhings. at home.
12 1


Clear & very Cold. I have flt very unwel. Son Jonas Boys Sleep here. at home.
13 2


Clear & more Pleast. Ephm Sleeps. at home.
14 3


Clear part of ye day, Snowd before night &C. at home.
15 4


Clear part of ye day & Cold. I have put our Cyder into ye Celler &C. at home.
16 5


Clear. mr Ballard went to hear ye lrial of ye Prisoners, ye Jury were paneild & ajourned. Epm Sleps here. at home.
17 6


Clear. mrs Pierce & Dagt Ballard here, mr Benn Brown also. mr Ballard brot me 1-2/1 lb Candles for Son Lambard. mr MC Farlin & Wm Sleep here. at home.
18 7


Clear. Sally Pollard & Dolly Lambard Came & Sleep here.  
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