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1 6


Clear & Pleast. I went to See mrs Thwing, Shee has a Sweld Breast, & I was at mr Childs, his wife is unwell; the infant allso. mr Ballard has been Surveying for Esq Matthew Howard, & went to mrs Husseys. at mr Thwings & mr Childs.
2 7


Clear & very Pleasant. mr Ballard had Two Bushls Corn from Benn Porter & went to S. Jewit Fosters, Ephm to Jonas with his Team. I have been at home. at home.
3 F


raind this morn, Clear & very Pleasant aftern. I have been at home. mrs Barton went to visit her Sister, finds her more Comfortable than Shee was. mr S. Jewet Foster Sleeps here. at home.
4 2


Clear. Ephm Sett out with his Teem at 1h to mont Vernan for Hay for mr Livermore, mr Ballard & Foster to Surveying. Eph returnd this Evng. Jona, Richd Foster, with their wives, Dind & tarried all night. mr Pollard & Pitts & their wives took Tea here. I have been at home. at home. had Compy. Son Jona is 30 years old ys Day.
5 3


raind the most of ye Day. mr Foster and his wife went from here after Dineing. Sally & her Childn here this night. a boisterous wind & Snow in the Evng. I have been at home. at home.
6 4


Clear. I have been at home. mr Ballard returnd at Evng. Jona Came and Conducted his wife and infant home. he left Jack here, he was restless part of ye night. at home.
7 5


Clear & Pleast. Dolly Came here. Shee walkt, has a pain in her head Since Shee Came, but has workt Some on Ephms over Coat. mr Ballard went to mr Dumers & bot 1 yd blue ratteen. I have been at home, mrs Barton washt. at home.
8 6


A Stormy Day, Snowd, raind & haild. I have been at home. mr Ballard has been to the fort, Bot 2-2/2 yds Durant, 1 Skein Silk; all Cost 6/. it was for Dolly. at home. mr Livermr Extracted a tooth for me & one for Dolly.
9 7


A very Severe Storm of Snow & haill. mr Voces Store, with all that was there in, Consums by fire. I have been at home. mrs Barton & Dolly at mr Densmores. at home.
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