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Daily Archives: April 12, 1726
1726 April 12 (Tuesday). I rode down to Association at Marlborough. Present, Mr. Swift, Mr. Breck, Mr. Prentice, Mr. Loring, Mr. McKinstry, Mr. Cushing, Mr. Gardner, Mr. Cook, Mr. Barrett, Mr. Burr and myself. Mr. Swift opened the Association with … Continue reading