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on foot about 6 miles in
the midst of an exceeding fine
Snow -- when Judge Dewer
procur'd me a sleigh to go
to Stillwater -- after crossing the
ferry we got with Considerable
Difficulty to Arch McNeals Saratoga
where we din'd & sat off about
three oClock it still snowing
exceeding fast & it being very
deep after the utmost efforts
of the horses we reach'd Ensigns
26 [Dec. 1775] about 8 Miles beyond saratoga
where we lodg'd -- In the
morning the snow being
nearly two feet deep we with
great trouble reach'd about
two miles we then procur'd
saddles & went to Stillwater
Where we got a Sleigh to go
to albany but the roads