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Daily Archives: December 9, 1768
1768 December 9 (Friday). The Twins, Joseph and Benjamin Rice, lately come from Annapolis, came to See me. N.B. Persis had finished Elias’s Coat before noon, and went home, though she began it but little before noon yesterday.