Martha Ballard's Diary, December 30 - 31, 1786
Cloudy. Snowd before night. I went to mr Porters & Pollards.
David just arivd. mr Ballard gone to Cutt wood for mr Foster.
Williams & True Dresing Flax here. I was Calld to Capt
Sualls wife in Travil, got there at 7 O Clock Evinng.
Birth. Capt X Harry Sewalls Son. fee
a fogy Day. mrs Suall Delivard at 1 / ys morn of
a Son & is Cleaverly. I returnd home at 8 ys morn.
Did not atlend worship. Son & Dafter Town, Sherebiah, Ezra
& Lucy here. mr Faught & Clarisa Barton supt
here. Saml Badcock wife to Bed with a Son the 29th
of January. mrs Fletcher operator.
Source: www.doHistory.org. Transcription courtesy of Robert and Cynthia McCausland.