DoHistoryMartha Ballard's Diary Onlinesite maptech helpabout sitesearch

Browse Martha Ballard's Diary Go To A Date or
Year At A Glance
  < prev. page
April 3 - 12, 1786
next page >

View Image
View Image

Printable text version

Decoding the Diary

About the Diary

About the Online Diary

Search the Online Diary

3 2


Clear but Cold. I have been at home. Mr Ballard Returnd from Sebastacuk; Informs that Son Towns famely are well Except yr Dafter Patty. mrs Straten put to Bed Last week. A Town meeting in town ys Day.  
4 3


a Clear Day. I have been at home. we Breud. mr Gillbreth Came, he is helping pick mill. Hannah & Dolly spunn Tow. mr Ballard reckoned with James & Georg Bolton.  
5 4


A Clear, Pleasant day. thee Girls washt and went to mr Bysbees. I have been at home ys day. Mr Ballard Been out to purChace Loggs.  
6 5


Clear & pleast, Fast Day. mrs Weston here, Doct Coney also, & dind. we had a Legg of pork. mr Ballard Carried mrs weston home. I have been at home all day. mr BiSbe remoovd to his farm.  
7 6


Clear, Some snow fell Last night. mrs Wilms here ys aftern. Polly Hamlin at Evinng. I finisht Cyruss Gloves. have been at home all Day.  
8 7


Clear & Cool. I doubeld & twisted some Tow yarn. Susanna Cowin Brought home 13yds of Cloath which Shee wove for me. mr Burrows & wido Clearks son Slept here.  
9 A


Clear, wind N.W. Mr Williams & his wife Dind with us. Hannah & Dolly went home wh her.  
10 2


Clear, wind NW. Mrs Springer Dind here. we spun Tow.  
11 3


Clear. we Spun Tow & Brewd. yong mrs Hardin here & drank Tea. Jono gon to Sebastakuc. Mr Ballard tended Saw mill.  
12 4


Clear & warm. I went to mr Williamss. mrs Pollard Came home wt me. mr Pollard supt here, mr Savage, Theoph & Polly also. I began a Stockin fr mr Balld.  
< prev. page
April 3 - 12, 1786
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