1789. October 16. Charles Webber ataictching people's efects
on acount of what Mr. Foster owes him.
18. Sunday. Mrs. Densmore delivered of a son at 1h. morn. I left them
cleverly and returned at the 8th h. Felt much fatagued; have not slept
but little since Thursday night.
20. I hear that the wife of Daniel Savage, Junior, departed this life
life yesterday morn an is to be interred this afternoon. Wm. Hewen's son
born the 19th inst.
21. We are informed that Capt. Reed is cast away on his return from Europe.
Savage Bolton and his wife were taken with a warrant for breaking the
22. Colonel North began to build a bridge over the pond.
25. Snowed this morn: the ground was covered the depth of 4 inches.
9. Nathan Haywood's wife at Winslow was delivered of a daughter the 26th
30. The rule which have ben chosen to determine what the town of Hallowell
should giv the Rev'd Mr. Isaac Foster reported this day that he should
have $112.10, and Colonel Howard as treasurer has given his note on demand
for the same with interest till paid. Mr. Foster and other gentlemen called
here on their return home.
November 2. Mr. Ballard bot bais of Colonel Howard for a waistcoat.
3. I was called at 8th h. morn. to see Mrs. Palmer at the Hook. Shee was
4. Mrs. Palmer was safe delivered at the 5th hour, morn, of a son, which
weighed 10 lbs., her sixth son and 7th child.
5. Mr. Ballard set out again on his business of surveying.
14. Two men and a boy sleep by our fire this night. Mr. Crage crost the
bridge with a load of hay this day. It was very light in the north --
streams of red -- it extended almost all over the whole hemisphere.
17. Doctor Coney was called to Mr. Desmore's at Vassalboro, to his wife
19. Informed that Mrs. Densmore was delivered this morn and expired at
the second hour, morn.
20. The remains of Mrs. Densmore interred this day.
24. Mr. Ballard returned home from his surveying; has finisht the job
25. Joseph Stackpole, a daughter born.
28. Manly left here, bound for Bridgwater
30. Mr. Ballard went to the Hook to have his needle mended.
December 3. I was called by Ephraim Cowen to Charles Cleark's wife in
travail at 2h. morn. Shee was sage delivered of a daughter -- (3d child,
all daughters) at the 4th hour.
5. The ice run in the river.
7. Was called at the 10th h. evening, to Mrs. Parmer in travail; was conducted
to the river by Mr. Petingil and Mr. Ballard; by the former, Wm.