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28 7


Clear morn, Cloudy afterwards. I have been at home, helpt finish the washing and did Some Sewing, laid Boards to walk on to the well and out hous. Pally Bakt pumkn Pies. mr Ballard laid a platform at ye well. at home.
29 1


Clear. mr Ballard, Pally & Ephm attended public worship. I did not feel able to go. Son Jona, his wife and Daugts here after Meeting. mr Stone discoarsed from Romans 1st C 28 V. at home. Jona & wife here.
30 2


Clear part of the day and Colder than yesterday. I have been at home doing work about the hous. mr Ballard makeing a Plan. Cyrus and Jack went to Colo Duttuns. at home.
1 3


Cloudy. I have washt all the wolens and part of my Linning. Dagt Ballard here Just at Evng. mrs Cypher here. at home, helpt wash.
2 4


Clear part of the day, Snowd Some at Evng. I have helpt do hous work, washt some old wolen pieces. feel falagued, laid on ye bed part of ye aftern. Dagt Ballard in here. Son Jona had a phraim raisd at the Crotch of ye road in our field. at home. Jona had a Phraim raised ys aftern.
3 5


Cloudy. I have been at home. at home.
4 6


Cloudy and Some Snow. I have been at home. at home.
5 7


Snowd. we made Some apple & mins Pies. Cyrus went and Bot me 8yds flanel, brot it home at 2h pm. I made me a Shift and put it on ys Evng. Chace Pages wife Expired. at home, made me a flanel Shift.
6 1


Snowd. mr Ballard went to meeting, the rest of our famely at home. at home.
7 2


Clear and Cold. mr Ballard & Cyrus at Town meeting. Ephm & Saml Trask Boarding Jonas New hous. I have mended 2 pair hoes for my Self & done Some hous wk. at home. Chase Pages wifes remains were interd.
8 3


Clear. mrs Pollard & Young & Son Town Sleep here. I have been at home. at home. mrs Pollard here.
9 4


Clear. mrs Pollard went from here, I went with her to Son Jonas. mrs Young is Bolloming Chairs for us, has done 8. at Son Jonas.
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