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26 7


rain. I have been at home. mr Ballard got Some wood home. at home.
27 1


Cloudy & very windy. mr Ballard went to meeting, mr Parker Performd. at home.
28 2


Clear the most of ye Day. mr Ballard went to mill & to ye Carding mesheen. I have been at home, did hous wk and Cutt apples to Stue & Drie. Cyrus returnd, his Bror Towns famely all well. at home. Cyrus returnd.
29 3


Clear. I have been at home. mrs Holms and Mills Sleep here. at home. mrs Holms & Mills here.
30 4


Clear part of ye Day. I have been at home. at home.
31 5


Clear. mr Ballard & Cyrus helpt Dig Potatoes for Jona. Miles Lethers hauld a load for us. I have been at home, ristbanded a Shirt for Cyrus. at home. Cut Pumkins to Drie.
1 6


Clear. mr Ballard & I attended the Prepairtory Lecture. mr Stone Discst fm 2nd Cornith. at Lecture.
2 7


Clear. Nabby Hoelms went from here. we paid her for ye work Shee had done for us. I have Scoured my yn, boild my warp and Cotten filing, washt Some, Straind apple jack &C, &C. Ephm Conducted Nabby to Son Pollards. at home. Jabish Cowen & Dagt Dind here.
3 1

X. Birth Son Ephms 2nd Dagt. XX.

Clear. I was Calld between 12 & 1 O Clock ys morn by my Son Ephm to go to See his wife. Shee was Deld of her Second Child & Daugt belween 4 & 5 and is Cleverly. I went to meeting foren, it is Communion. the babe wd 9lbs _. to Dagt Lambd tarried there foren. at Son Ephms and at meeting, the Communion. Birth 6th. recvd as a Present a Gound Patrn.
4 2


I have been with my Dagt takeing Care of her & infant.  
5 3


6 4


mrs Farewel returnd from Varsalboro.  
7 5


I returnd home. Ephm gave me a Gound Patn. at Son Ephms.
8 6


Clear part of ye Day. I have washt Some and Bakt. I sent Some Syrrup to Epms wife. at home.
9 7


Clear. I have done some washing. Cyrus Carried 3lb factory Cottne warp to Dagt Lambd to weav. at home. mr Ballard receivd TaXes [ ] Pierce.
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