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Daily Archives: July 9, 1736
1736 July 9 (Friday). Mr. Rice walked with me to Mrs. Hannah Brecks. N.B. N.B. N.B. About noon I took leave and hastened home. See a Poem I wrote Part of, upon Barns’s, or Bent’s Hill.