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Daily Archives: July 16, 1751
1751 July 16 (Tuesday). Exceeding hot. Thomas much out of order. P.M. I set the Glass of another Sash. Visit Mrs. Pratt, and Mr. Ebenezer Rice’s Son who has the Throat Distemper.