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it raind. Mr Ballard Paid Blanchard all that was his due for his Servis here & Dismist him. he Breakfasted here then went to ye mill & began a quarril with Jono & made Such an outcry as gave my Self & famely great Surprise. I sint for mr Ballard home from Savages. mr Savage & Streeter came with him. I am makeing a pair of trouses for Ephm. Sherebiah Town Came hr ys aftern, Sleeps here. mrs Wodward Calld going home from ye hook.  
31 4


Election at Boston. I have been unwell. Sherebiah went from here Bound to Sebastak. Hannah & Dolly gone ys aftern to See Polly H. Danl Boltons wife, Sally Bolton & Polly Savg have been here ys day. mr Ballard Been surveying Road & makeing plan.  
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we breud a barril & half of Beer. I planted 2 Ears of Corn which mrs Hatch made a present of to Ephm. mr Ballard went to Pollards. I went to Nr Williams. Charls Cleark paid 9/ which was Due for attending his wife & for medicin.  
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Birth. Isaac Cowens Dafter.X

Calld ys morn at 8/O Clok to Isaac Cowens to See his wife, arivd there at 1 / PM. found her Safe Delivd of a Daughter, Born betwixt Six & Seven O Clok. Left them at 3. Returnd home 7, very much fatagud. had 2 falls from my hors which Lamd me Some. Polly & Sally here when I came home.  
3 7


Very hot. old Mrs Cowin here & dind. her Husband card to jale for Debt. Mr Ballard gone to Cabese & Town meeting. I maid a Sheet & wed gardin. A thunder Shower. mr Lee & Brooks here, and mrs Shaw. Wm Keenady after me to See his wife. I was lame & did not go.  
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