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The Purrinton Murders
'horrible tydings'

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July 23, 1806, Wednesday

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Clear. I took Breakfast at mr Hamlins. Calld in to See my patient, find her as well as Could be Expected. was Conducted home in a Shais, arivd at 8h 30m. Pally Town & I went to Son Jonas to. I saw M. [Puringtons] wounds Dresst. Sally Farewel, mr [&] mrss Eadses here for fruit. at Ditoes & mr Hamlins & Son Jonas. James P. & his Cousin Sleep here.


July 24, 1806, Thursday

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Clear. Patty Town washt for me. mrss Heartwel Calld over for Some one to run, for Gilbd had allmost killd his wife. I went but did not find any one killd or hurt with any thing but Spirit which is oftne the ye Case there. Son Jona, his wife, A mr Pollard & his here. Luke Barton Came and got Cherrys & Curents. Patty went to watch with Marta Purington. at Gilbards to hear quariling.


July 28, 1806, Monday

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raind the most of ys day. Son Lambd Sleeps here, his wife has mended Cloaths for me and fixl my Bonet &C. we hear yt Martha is no better. at home. Son & Dagt Lambd Sleep here.


July 29, 1806, Tuesday

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rainy. Son & Dt Lambd Sett out after Breakfast for home. mrs Wiman here to Tea. we hear that M. Purington is near ye Close of life. at home. my Childn left here, mrs Wiman Came aftn.


July 30, 1806, Wednesday

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Cloudy & Some rain. Martha Purington Expired at 3h ys morn. I have been very unwel but have had to Bake and do my other work. Danl Savage, his wife, mrs Swanton & William & mrss Webber here for Cherrys & Curents. they gave me 2s and 3d. mrs Savage brot me [3-2/1]lb Salmon. at home. People here for fruit.


July 31, 1806, Thursday

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Cloudy & rain. I have felt very unwel but went to Son Jonas to See ye Corps of Mata Purington. Patty Town went and helpt my Dagt Sew. mr Purington & Son took Supper and Lodging here. Patty Slept up Chambr. at Son Jonas.


August 1, 1806, Friday

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Clear Part of ye day. mr Purington took Breakfast. they & mr Cleford, Getchel, and a young man who livs with mr Getchel, Dind. Dagt Pollard and Patty & Jona B. Junr dind also. we all attended ye funeral of Martha Purington. mr Merrit Discoarsed from Job 1st C 20-21 verss, Then Job arose [and] rent his mantle and Shaved his head and fell down upon the Ground and worshiped and Said, Naked Caim I out of my Mothers womb and Naked Shall I return thither. the Lord gave and the Lord hath taken away and. Blessed be the name of the Lord. I attended the funeral of Martha Puringtn who Came to her End by the Wounds which her Father gave her. Oh the Dreadful Scien [       d].
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