Henry Sewall's Diary
Sewall, Henry
1776 - 1842
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June 1 through June 12, 1788


  June, 1788.         Hallowell.
Sunday 1. Met at my house.
Monday 2. Wrote Mr. Bridge by T. Sewall. Worked on the highways.
Tuesday 3. Worked the forenoon on the highways
Wedsday 4. Rode to Pownalborough to Court. Took lodging at Mr. Ramsdel's.
Thursday 5. Waiting to hear the cause, Walker against Foster.
Friday 6. Mr. Foster's action of defamation against me, was continued, by consent to Hallowell term, & no costs to be taxed to either party at Waldoborough term.
Saturday 7. The cause Walker vs. Foster came on in the morning. I turned & heard the opening by Mr. J. Gardner & the evidence. After dinner I returned home. Expences 12/.
Sunday 8. Heard that the Jury gave their verdict in favor of Mr. Foster. Walker appealed. Met at my house -- Had a full meeting in the afternoon -- Mr. Foster not having returned.
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Tuesday 10.  
Wedsday 11. Went to Capt. Hilonet's with a raft of fine Timber, & returned by land.
Thursday 12. Walked to our mill in Vapalborough & returned.