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14 4


Clear & hott till niar Evn when we had rain with thunder. mrs Densmore here. I have been to See mrs Duttun, Shee is very Sick. Capt Coxs Lady is Nursing her. Sally & Dolly went to Son Pollads, tarried all night by reason of ye rain. at mr Duttins, his Lady is very Sick. gatherd ripe Beens.
15 5


Clear after the morn. mr Ballard & Ephm Came from the meddow, went there again aftern. I have been at home, was Doing a little in my gardin, gatherd Parsnip Seed. Sally Cox Came home. Dolly tarried to work. at home. Polly Livrmr & Sally Williams here.
16 6


Clear. Sally & I pulld flax. Dolly Came home, informs me her Sister Pollard is unwell. Cyrus Sleeps here. at home pulling flax.
17 7


Clear & very warm. I workt in my gardin foren, pulld flax aftern. mr Ballard finisht giting his meddow hay & returnd. Dolly made a Dress for mrs Williams. at home, Sally Williams here.
18 F


Clear & warm. I attended worship at the hook. mr Ballard & I went to Capt Meloys at intermetion. Dolly is unwell ys Day. mr Pitts & wife here. Augustus Ballard Sleeps here. at meeting at ye hook. mrs Duttun is Better.
19 2


Clear. mr Ballard Surveying for mr mc Master. I have been at home. Agss Ballard went from here after noon. Dolly & Sally went to the Stores at ye hook. Anna Bullin Came here to have a Goun made. at home. Dolly finisht her Self a Dress.
20 3


Clear. I have been at home. Dolly went to mr Devenports. at home. mrs Anna went home.
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