DoHistoryMartha Ballard's Diary Onlinesite maptech helpabout sitesearch

Browse Martha Ballard's Diary Go To A Date or
Year At A Glance
  < prev. page
June 14 - 23, 1785
next page >

View Image
View Image

Printable text version

Decoding the Diary

About the Diary

About the Online Diary

Search the Online Diary

14 3


Clear. I went to mr Savages to see Hannah. We killd our Calf & Baked & Churnd.  
15 4


Clear. mrs Bisby & Polly & Hannah Crage here. I receivd a line from Daughter Town & Rote an answere which I finished at 11 O Clok this Eving. I was at home all Day.  
16 5


Clear & hott, a Shower after noone. I was at home all Day. mr Ballard Bought 1/2 a Barl of Pork & a Tea Kettle. it Thunders tonight. I had news of Brother Moores Saw mill being Consumed by fire, also near 70 thousand of good Boards belonging to Georg Brown.  
17 6


Rainy. I was at home all Day. we set Cabbage plants.  
18 7


Rainy. I was at home ys Day. we Brewd and Spun [sash].  
19 B


Clear. I attendd meeting at ye meeting hous. went to mr Westons at Intermition. mr Coney made a prayer & Read a sermon in ye morn. mr Babcok performd afternoon.  
20 2


I went with mr Ballard to Doct Coneys to See his house raisd. James Cowen Came home with us, tard all night.  
21 3

Birth. Bunker Farwells Dafter. X

I was Calld at two O Clok in morn to go to Bunker Farwells; got there at Sun rise. I put mrs Farwells to bed at 2 in ye afternoon; returnd home at Eleven Eveng. had a fit of ye cramp & fainting also. Dolly got up & brought ye Lavender which revivd me much. mr Farwell Gave me 7s:4d for my performance.  
22 4


I am very unwell but, hearing my Son & Daugtr Town were unwell, venturd to Set out to see them. Cyrus went with me. We Left home at 12 o Clock.  
23 5


I am Still unwell. mr Town & wife Some better. Cyrus Set out on his Return home before noone.  
< prev. page
June 14 - 23, 1785
next page >

Go To A Date

home your interests who was Martha? Martha's diary book film doing history archive on your own
browse | search | stories & themes | lens | decoding | transcribing | about diary | about online diary