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6 7


Clear. mr Hamlin here till afternn, [is better]. I went to see mrs Porter, She is unwell. has had the Canker & ague in her head, is some better. I Calld to See mr Sanford, find him very Low. mr Ballard Came home from Sincleirs.  
7 G


Clear & Cool. I attended public worship. mr Bent had two Sons Baptised, one by the name Rufus, the other, David Jackson. Jonathan gone up river with a famely.  
8 2


at home. thee Girls washt. mr Ballard Securd flax. mrs North & Capt Coxs wife here.  
9 3


I went to williamss to settle with Hanh Cool. Came home, was Calld to See mr Sanford, find him very Low. Revd mr Little maid a prayer with him. mr Ballard gone to Sinclears.  
10 4


Clear & pleast. I was diging roots forenn. Calld to See mr Sanford afternn. watcht ys night.  
11 5


at mr Pollards till Evinning, find Dolly lame. Poultist her foot with Sorril roasted.  
12 6


Clear & Pleast. Dolly very lame. Hannah wove Some. I went to See Sanford, find him very Low, apparently Expireing. I went to thee Revd mr Fosters. Came back to mr Pollards. we gave Sanfd Teas, he revivd & spoke. I left him at Nine this Evinn. find Dollys foot Easier. Cyrus is returnd, all well at Son Towns.  
13 7


Clear. I have been fiting wool for Cyruss shirt. mr Weston had a Potash Fraim raisd. mr Ballard returnd from Sinclears. Dolly has wove 4-1/4 yds. Jono & Daniel gone to watch with mr Sanford.  
14 G


Clear & pleast. the Revd mr Foster Preacht at VarsalborO. Esqr Lovjoys Lady is Sick. mr Ballard & I went to See mr Sanford, find him a little revivd.  
15 2


I have been at home, piqut wool for Cyrus. the Girls washt. Theophelus Laid a floar in the west Chamber. mr Bisbe here. mrs Chamberlin here to have Betsys Soar on her throat Drest. I aplied a plaster.  
16 3


Snows briskly this Day. mrs Porter Came here from Winthrop. I finisht Dollys Linning Stockins.  
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