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Daily Archives: August 6, 1766
1766 August 6 (Wednesday). Caleb and John get in the last Load of Meadow Hay. I am persuing and Correcting Mr. Frosts Sermons, which are to go to the press; and finish them. Caleb mows green Oats etc.