Martha Ballard's Diary, June 9 - 13, 1786

9 6
Clear & Cool. mrs Foster wt home. mrs Gardy Came hr. Mrs Kenady & Martha Drank Tea. Polly H. here. I spun shoe Thread. mr Ballard at Pounalboro Coart.   
10 7
Birth. X Georg Boltons Son. X
Cool Morn. I was Calld at 4/O Clok to Georg Boltons wife in Travil, put her Safe to Bed with a fine Son at 11 O Clok. Returnd home ys aftern. mrs Gardy Calld at mr Boltons. Jenny Coole here, Drank Tea. mr Ballard Came from Coart.   
11 A
A Clear morn. mr Brown went in hast after Doct Colman for his Eldist Son being sick. I went from home at 12 O Clok to See him, find him very ill. Returnd home at Sun Set, found Sherebiah, Betsy & Polly Town and James Stacpool here. I was informd that mr Hathaway who was Drowned Last week was taken up & is to be interd this day. Ephm Cowin Came here ys Evinng to work for mr Ballard one month.   
12 2
it raind ys morn. our friends Set out for Cabesy, mr Ballard for pounalboro. I spun Shoe thread. mrs Weston here afternn, mr Stickney also. mr Parmer here from Sebastacuk. Dolly and Polly Town & Eph at Boltons.   
13 3
Clear. I howd the Beens & Cucumbers in the yard by ye Brook & spun some sh thread. took a walk with Eph & Polly as far as mr Williamss. Dolly wed Gardin. Jono & Cowen Set 400 plants we Bought of mrs Bolton.   

Source: Transcription courtesy of Robert and Cynthia McCausland.