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Martha's husband drew a Map of Hallowell showing the Academy mentioned on Jan. 30-31.
28 2


A Severe Snow Storm. I have kept my bed ye most of this day, but thro Gods goodness Some Easier this aftern. have taken a little gruel with a Small piec of Cracker. at home, very unwel.
29 3


the Slorm Continues. I have been So wel ys day that I have partly mended a Coat for my poor Confined Husband who is Sufering for want of it. Dagt Lambard mad him a present ye 26th inst of a pair of Small Cloaths. at home. throgh God I am much better ys Day.
30 4


Clear and pleast. I have mended a Coat for my Husband, finisht Cuting and Stueing my Apples. have one of my Stone Potts full. At home, Acadamy [at] Hallowell Burnt.
31 5


Clear and very pleast. I have been mending a waist Coat for my Husband. mrs Pierce took Tea with Jonas wife, I partook with them. Lefaett prickt his knee with the Goards. Jack has the head Aick when he Came fm School. at home. Hallowell Acadamy burnt yesterdy.
1 6


Clear and pleast part of ys day, Snowd at Evng. Jonas wife, Ephm, Wm & Martha Sett out for Saml Babcocks at 2h Pm. I have finisht mend my Husbands Garments. I hear yt mr Waid is not like to liv long. at home. mr Benn Waid Expired ys night.
2 7


Snowd. I Sent my Husbands Cloaths to him by Le faett. I have been minding a pair of Pockets for my Self. at home.
3 1


Clear Part of ye day, Snowd A little, Clear at Evng. Jason Peirce & wife Dind and Supt with Jona. the Remains of mr Benn Waid were intered this afternn. may God be with the berieved famely and point out means by which they may be Supported. at [home]. funeral of mr Waid.
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