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Roberts Family Collection

Author: Owen Jones
Title: Diary of Owen Jones – The American Repository of Useful Information containing a Calendar of the present year.
Place of Publication/Source: Original document
Date: Beginning January, 1797
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Collection: Roberts
Notes/Abstract: Diary of Owen Jones noting important events: Jan. 27th, Andrew Brown, printer, his wife and 3 children lost their lives in a fire and were buried next day; April 18, heavy snowfall; June 13, Owen was ‘bled’; August 16, Owen was ‘bled’; August 21, Owen moved to Cousin Rebecca George’s on account of yellow fever in Phila. — moved back to town Oct. 23, 1797; October 28, began to take milk of Moses Cox, one quart per day; December 8, parlour, kitchen & front chamber chimneys swept
Call Number: R0051