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Moderate wether, at home all Day. mr Ballard went to mr Pollards. Dolly washt at mr Westons. Betsy Brot her home. I knitt new toes to a pair Hoes for Jono.  
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Very pleast. mrs Foster here, mr Savage and also Sheribiah & Nathan Howard tarry here ys night. Son Town & Ezra Left here for home. mr Mc Masters & his wife here, Brot Cyrus 18 lb of Butter. this is ye aniversary of Father Ballards Death.  
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foggy. Sheribiah Town & N. Howard went from here. mr Savage Shod Jonns oxen. Williams killd a swine for my Sons which wd 223 lb. Kity Savage & Polly & mr Pitt Supt here.  
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A fine, Pleast Day. mrs Porter & Williams here, their Husbands Came to wait on them home. mr Weston & wife here fore noon. mr Ballard went to mr Pollard to hear a Coart.  
5 6


Snow. I have been at home. its Cold.  
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Cold. I was Calld to see [Billy] James Savage who is Sick. Lucy & Hannah went to mr Pollards.  
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very Cold. Daught Town & Dolly went to meeting. Peggy & Hannah Cool here.  
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Cold. Capt Savages wife here. I was Calld to See mrs Savage & Jamey, mr Bullin Came there & brought me & Lucy home; Carried her home with him. I Sett up with her Child till 12 O Clok.  
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