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1 1


Snowd. I have been at home. Ephn and Wm Sleep here. James & Babe are a little better. at home.
2 2


Clear the most of the day, Cool. mr Ballard to Town meeting. I have washt, dried and ironed my Cloaths, and knit Some ys Evng. at home.
3 3


Clear. Sist Barton, Sons Jonas and Ephms wives here. I have done hous work and knit Some. Wm Sleeps here. at home, Childn here.
4 4


Clear. I have done hous wk [&] knit. mr Ballard went to Lads, bought 1 bushl indien 6/9 and 2/1 do rie, left it at the mill. at home. mr Bald bot Corn & rie.
5 5


Clear. this is the yearly fast day but no Preaching here. at home.
6 6


Clear and warm. I have done hous wk & knit. Wm Sleeps here. at home.
7 7


Clear and pleast. I have done hous wk, Bakt and Cutt potatoes. Ephm & Wm Sleep here. Wm got me Snuff and 1 qt Spirit, the Spt of mr Livermore. at home, Bakt.
8 1


Clear. I have been at home. Son Jonas wife and Sist Barton here to Tea, Son Cyrus allso. we were informd of ye Death of Colo Howard. at home. Death Colo Howard.
9 2


raind in the night, Snowd the most of ye day. Cyrus went to Son Ephms. the remains of Colo Howard were intered. at home. Funeral Colo Howard.
10 3


Clear. Cyrus Sett out for home. Sister Barton has had a Collic pain. I have been at home, finisht my hoes. at home. Sist Bn unwel.
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