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Daily Archives: July 17, 1773
1773 July 17 (Saturday). Mrs. Kelly very low — much worse. John (who came home last night with the Ox, much fatigued) brought me an Answer from Mr. Bradshaw, that he would (D.V.) Supply Grafton.