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Daily Archives: October 29, 1779
1779 October 29 (Friday). Mrs. Grout (wife of Mr. Joseph) came to the Door, upon her Reading the Publication in yesterday’s Spy. Spoke of the great Reason her poor Sister has to refuse to live with Adams any more.