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Daily Archives: April 25, 1780
1780 April 25 (Tuesday). Hopkins goes to work — uses my Steers and Deacon Wood’s Oxen and Harrow and Ben Wood helps, in harrowing and getting out muck. Mrs. P________ returns at evening. I am preparing on Zech. 7.5-7.