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8 6


Clear. I gatherd Biens. Gillbrh Dind here. mrs Powers, Cate Scott & Hannh Fuller drank Coffee. Wilm & wife here, mrs Bisbee & Lidia.  
9 7


Clear. I gatherd Seeds & did hous work. Cyrus & Hannah went to Son Towns. Jones, of winthrop, dind here. mr Ballard Came home at night.  
10 A


A very hott day. I was Calld to Capt Savages at Evinng, watcht. Cyrus returnd from Towns.  
11 2


Cyrus 30 years old ys Day. I came home by Fort western. Dolly washt. mr Ballard Surveying for mr Vaun, gone ys night.  
12 3


A rainy day. mr Ballard Came home. mr Luis & Nathl Low Breakfasd here. Dolly Spun Some wool.  
13 4


Cloudy morn. I was Calld to See mrs Foster, find her very unwell. I Bathd her Throat, Drest her Blisters & Did for her as far as I Coold. Dolly Being unwell, I returnd. Bathd her Throat & am at home Still. mr Ballard gone to ye hook in mr Vauns Business, returnd ys Evinng.  
14 5


Clear. mr Ballard gone to ye hook again. mrs Pollard & mrs Hodges here, Drank Coffee. Clarisa Barton Sleeps here. Jono unwell, Sleeps on a Bed by ye fire. Dolly unwell also.  
15 6


Clear. Jono is Better. mr Ballard at Doct Coneys fore noon, making plan aftern. Dolly & Clarisa went to Capt Sualls. Shee went home towards night. Polly Hamlin Sleeps with Dolly. I feel some unwell.  
16 7


Clear. mr Ballard at ye hook. Jono gon to Sandy River. Jonathan Wiman here from ye westwd. Brot Letters from our friends. Polly went home. Saml Stephens & his wife of winthp to mill[]. mr Wiman Informs yt mr Streater, a preacher, is Lately Departed this Life, Left a lg family.  
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