Martha Ballard's Diary, August 29 - September 9, 1785

29 2
I was at mr Edsons, Carried warp [ ] Cyruss. Calld at mr Pollards.   
30 3
I was at home all Day.   
31 4
I went to help mrs Weston quillt.   
1 5
I went to mrs Boltons, Hannah to mrs Westons.   
2 6
Sheribi Town Came here ys morn. Enforms yt Lucy is much better. this is Dollys Birth Day.   
3 7
At home all day. mr Lea here. I finisht mr Ballards toe Stockins yester day. he has been to mr Williamss at Vasalboro to Day.   
4 B
Clear. I attendd Worship aftern. we Bakt a pie for Dinr.   
5 2
Clear. I was att home all day. Polly Hamblin Came here at Evng, Cyrus acompanied her.   
6 3
At home all Day. Polly & Hannah made a Shade for Hanh of my olld [peinshan] apron. ye Town Mett to Day to hire mr Noble. Voted to hire him till march.   
7 4
A Lowry Day. Polly here. mrs Pollard Drank Tea. mr Ballard gone to [Cabose]. Doct Barton Came home wt Jono, tarrd [here].   
8 5
Clear. Doct Barton went from here. ye Girls set out for Sebestacook. mrs woodward here after noon, drank Tea with me. Jono Gone to Cabbasa. this is Ezra Towns Birthday.   
9 6
Clear. I went to Esqr Howards & mr Suels to visit ye Sick. mr Suel made me a present of a Calf Skin. I was Calld at 10 / OClock in ye Evng to Ezra Hodgess wife, Shee being in Travail. i walk there in 20 [minutes].   

Source: Transcription courtesy of Robert and Cynthia McCausland.