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Daily Archives: January 12, 1776
1776 January 12 (Friday). Straitened for Wood. Nath. Chamberlain went with my Oxen, my son Samuels Horse, and Benjamin Clark to the Ministerial Lot and brought some wood (not a full Load) for present supply.