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12 5


Clear. I have done Some matters in my Sellar, have mead wheat Bread and Brown. I feel very unwell ys aftern. my Sympathy is great for my Son Town and his Dear wife and famely in their present afliction. they are this day attending ye Solemnity of intering the only Child of his present marriage. may the Great parent of the Univerce giv them Comfort and be more to them than what he has taken from them, and may all the famely hear the Call be ye allso ready. may we all be Excited to the Same. at home. Funeral of Son Towns Child. Genl Sewall Calld here.
13 6


Clear part of ye day, raind forenn. Dagt Pollard Came here forenn. Dagt Lambard, Son Jona & wife & part of yr Childn Dind & took Tea with us. funeral of a mrs Pray, Hollowel. at home, my Childn here.
14 7


Clear. Rufus Ballards wife, mrss Jackson and mrs Bradford Dind here. Dagt Pollard and my Self took Tea at Son Jonas, mrs Farewell allso. Son Pollard here and Conducted his wife home. at my Sons. Company Dind here.
15 1


Cloudy part of ye day. mr Ballard to meeting at ye fort. Jona & wife, part of their Childn, Ephm & Lydia, to mr Ingerhams Barn. the Melhodist quarterly meeting held there. I am informd that Saml Parker partook at the Ordinance of ye Supper with them. Cyrus Conducted Rhoda and Hannah to Son Lambds. at home. mr Ballad to meeting.
16 2


Clear. I have been feeble. mr Moody here, his wife remains very unwell. mrs Crocket here to Spin and Bake. I have bakt whiat Bd for my Self & brown for mr Purington. at home.
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