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Daily Archives: October 17, 1779
1779 October 17 (Sunday). Preached a.m. on Isa. 46.3 and 4, p.m. on 2 Thes. 3.1. Mrs. Maynard and Mr. Hazzeltine dined here. N.B. Capt. Fisher after the Blessing desires the Company tomorrow morning.