August 7, 1777

1777 August 7 (Thursday).  Mr. Elijah, Mr. Eli Brigham here — with the foresaid Mr. Johnson, dined with us.  The two former here also at Eve.  The First lodges here.


[torn]on of Douglas, here.  He breaks Fast [torn] my great Interruptions; though he be [torn] of him a Ticket in the Continen[torn] Dollars, to be drawn in a few [torn] from the Consideration [torn] Bene- [torn] maintaining the pu[torn] Charge [torn] my people [torn]ed [torn] Lines, “As Labor” etc. [torn] Mr. Quincy of July 26.


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