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Daily Archives: July 25, 1749
1749 July 25 (Tuesday). Went Early to Mr. Cooks to get my Horse Shod; was at Neighbour Barns’s and Captain Forbush’s. My sons went away to rake at the Meadow, but were soon prevented by Rain. Samuel Forbush.