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[18] 5


Clear. I have been at home. Sist Barton at Son Jonas takeing Care of Hannah Getchel. Shee Sleeps there. at [home]. [Buried H. Getchels infant].
19 6


Clear. Sist Came here, did Some washing for her Self. we went & Dind at my Sons. Shee Came and Slept here, Sally B. allso. Shee brot us 1 [quart] Spirrit, 2 lb Sugar, 2/1 lb Tea from Son Jonas. at Son Jonas.
20 7


Clear. I havee done various kinds work. Sist B. went to Son Ephmes after breakfast. at [home].
21 1


Clear part of the day. I have had my hous work to do, feel but feeble. Ephm & wife to Son Pollards. at [home]. hear [Dagt] P. is very [Sick].
22 2


Some rain ys morn. I heard Dagt P. is more Comfortable to day. I have Cut Pumpkins to Drie. at [home].
23 3


Clear and very Cold. I have mended Cloaths for my husband. he got in Some potatoes, La faett helpt him. at [home].
24 4


Clear and Cold. I have done hous wk. at [home].
25 5


Clear & not so Cold. sist Barton left here to go to [her] Sons. at [home. Sist [Barton] left [here].
26 6


Clear & very Pleast. I have been ["at home" - implied]. Ephm Calld at L. Hamlins, got me 5 oz Snuff for 1 qt mustard. at [home]. mr [Lan ] Sent [me] 2 lb [pork].
27 7


Clear & pleast. two of mr Burdens Sons, Lefaette & Ephm finisht giting our Potatoes from ye field. I have Bakt, ironed & other matters. at [home].
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