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14 6


Cloudy, warm. mrs Polly Bisbe here makeing a Gown for Hannah. Gillbreath Dresing the mill. I have been at home. A hous Burnt at New Gloster & a Lad in it.
15 7


Clear. I have been at home. mrs Weston here on a visit. mrs Woodward Calld. mr Ballard Came hom. Broth Moores Son Sherebiah is Sick. Gillbreath left here.  
16 E


Snow fell in ye night. Cloudy foren, Clear aftn. Sally White, Patty Goodin & Lucy Ney here at noone. Cyrus wint to Meeting.
17 2


Clear. mr Ballard went to mr Pollards to make a warant for anual meeting. mrss Cool & Gordin here. old mr Cowin & wife & mr Hardin Dind here. Jona & Daniel Bolton went to ye meddow. Cafrin Drest flax here. I have been at home. Hannah unwell. Danl Robbins Sleeps here.
18 3


Clear. mr Ballard Sett out for Varsalboro. I have been at home. Hanh is Better. Dolly got her web out & Carried Betsy Chevers Cloath home. 6 [yards]-[3] 3/4 yd. had 1 lb Sugar, 1/4 lb Tea of mrs Westons. Began to rain at 11 Evn.  
19 4


a rainy Day. I have been at home Carding Tow. Hannah Spunn. Polly is at home. Cafrin Drest flax this Day & yesterdy. Peirly Left us last Eving. a little Snow.
20 5


Clear foren, Cloudy & shaury aft. Betsy Chever here; had some Thread. I Spun Some weak yarn. Jona Brot 1/2 a ton of hay from Deacn Emersons, and was very unwell all night.  
21 6


Clear. I spun weaking yn. I went to See James Weston. Calld at mr Pollards, Colo Norths & mr Williamss. my Girls washt. mr Cummins drest flax here.  
22 7


Clear. mr Williams & wife & Children & Hannah Cool here. Wilm Emerson Sleeps here. mr Ballard Came home much fatagud; has Brousd his legg. I have been at home. Colo North returnd.
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