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Daily Archives: July 18, 1781
1781 July 18 (Wednesday). A young man, who says his Name is Nathaniel Fishor, came and bought of me 12 Sheep and two Lambs. I sav’d one Lamb to kill. He paid me 22 hard Dollars for them.