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Daily Archives: May 7, 1742
1742 May 7 (Friday). Thomas planting. Mary Bradish with me on account of her Spiritual Troubles. Cousen Winchester also. Fair pleasant a.m., lowery p.m. Ensign Maynard here — informed that little William was not well.