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Daily Archives: December 25, 1740
1740 December 25 (Thursday). Cold. I rode to Deacon Newtons to see his Sick Children. Lieutenant Bakers, old Mr. Rice’s, Neighbour Daniel Forbush. Din’d at Mr. Harringtons. Visit Neighbour Grows, Thurstons, John Pratts, James Fayes, Grouts, Captain Fays. Cold Evening. … Continue reading