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Daily Archives: July 10, 1749
1749 July 10 (Monday). An heavy Rain. Showery great part of the Day. Daniel after Dinner rode off for Watertown. Neighbours Eliezer Rice and Edwards Whipple here. Ebenezer and Thomas mow’d and then Hoed a little.