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17 4


Cloudy morn. [      ] to see mr Savages Childn, find them much as they were. Levy Moore & mr Smyle here.  
18 5


Clear & Cold. we Began to make Soap. Revd mr Foster here, going to attend funeral of Nathanl Runels Child. Desired me to go and See his Lady & Child who were unwell; I went. I was Calld to see mr Hodges [      ] Ballard Came home with me.[      ] we found James & Eunice Stackpool here, [Echabod Pitts] also.  
19 6


Clear & very Cold. mr Stackpool left here aftern. mr Savage Calld [      ] Lidia, mr Brown & wife [      ]. I left her revivd. mr Gillbreath [      ].  
20 7


Snowd & very Cold. Gillbreath helpt pique the mill. Cyrus unwell. I have been at home. mr Ballard got wood & went to Revd mr Fosters.  
21 A


Cloudy ys foren, Snowd aftern & Eving. ye girls & I Staid at home. mr Savages Children are mending. Gillbh here yet.  
22 2


Cloudy & Cold Day, Clear at Eving. I Combd flax. Gillbrth went from here. mr Alin had 1/2 oz Salv. Salvina Hatch Sleeps here. mr Ballard been to Doct Coney, the Girls at mr Crages.  
23 3


Clear morn, Snowd aftern, & Eving. I have been at home kniting on mrs Fosters Stockin. mr Ballard at Doct Coneys. two of the Cragges here for keeping for yr Teem.  
24 4


Clear. I went to See mr Savages Child, tarried all night. mr Ballard Came from Doct Coneys, Carried me up on a Sled. I finisht my Stockins. a man from woolwich Sleept here ys night.  
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