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Daily Archives: January 20, 1776
1776 January 20 (Saturday). Mr. Leonard leaves us. Billy returns home — takes Samuels Horse with him. Mr. May finished his school yesterday. I rode to Grafton and lodged there, as Mr. Grosvenor did here.