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at mr Parkers, his Lady is about house. the river is  
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very Difacult to pass. I knitt while gone from home 2  
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pr Gloves and 5 pair & 2/1 mitts. the river was past on  
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ye ice ys morn.  
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at mr Parkers 5 Days.

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Clear. I was Calld to Benn Whites at 2h morn, wrode in a Sleigh. at Benn Whites.
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XX. Birth Benn Whites XX. And X. Parkers Dagts. XX.

at Whites, his wife was Deld at 12 O Clok of a Dagt, and I was Calld back to mr Parkers. his Lady was Dild at 9h 30m of a Dagt. I am Some fatagud. Son Town here. at Whites & Parkers. Birth 50. Birth 51.
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Snow, hail & rain. mr Parker went for his Nurs. I left his Lady at 4 pm, as well as Could be Expected & walkt over ye river; wrode mr Ballards hors home. I had a wrestless night by fataug & weting my feet. at mr Parkers. returnd home.
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Clear. mr Ballard Surveying for mr Pollard & Page. I went to mr Finnys & Benjamins, brot my wollen web goun home & went to mr Peter Clearks. they ingagd to weav it. I Calld at Capt Meloys Store, Bot a Shall @ 5/6. he made me a present of a muslin apron. I bot at Capt F Browns 5-2/1 pints Brandy 2/9, 3 puter poringers 4/6, paper pins /10; Total 8/1. at Finnys & the hook.
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Cloudy. mr Ballard went to git his Oxen Shod. I have been at home. Bror Town here. mr Pollard & Ezkl Page here on business. at home. Bror Town here.
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Clear. I have been at home kniting on my Ballards Legin. I began it yesterday. Dolly did hous wk, Sally Spun. at home.
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