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Docno: ADMS-01-01-02-0003-0001-0008

Author: Adams, John
Date: 1758-10-12

Thurdsday [12 October].

Examined the Laws of this Province concerning Pads,1 Cattle, fences &c. and read in Gilbert. This small volume will take me a fortnight, but I will be master of it.
1. Pad: “A path, track; the road, the way. Orig. slang, now also dial.” ( OED ).