Martha Ballard's Diary, April 14 - 23, 1789

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at mrs Husseys & mr Goodins. I finisht Cyruss Stockins. at mrs Husseys & mr Gooding.  
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at mrs Husseys. at mrs Husseys.  
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at Ditoes. at Ditoes.  
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at Ditoes. at Ditoes.  
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Birth Georg Browns Son.
Calld at ye 3d h morn to Georg Browns from mrs Husseys. mrs Brown Safe Deld of a fine Son at 12 O Clok. the Child wd 11-1/4. I returnd at 5 pm. mrs Hussey Gone to See her Husband. at mrs Husseys & Georg Browns.  
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at mrs Husseys. I wrote Broth Jona. at mrs Husseys.  
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at Ditoes. Shee returnd, all well. at Ditoes.  
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I Came from Ditoes, find that mr Learned has been here. we receivd Letters from Hannah & Sister Waters. Came from mrs Husseys.  
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Clear. I went to See mrs Hamlin, her infant is much better. mr Learned Sleeps here. I was at mr Hamlins.  
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Clear & very Pleast. I Sett out to Go to mr Bullins. Stept out of ye Canue & Sunk in ye mire. Came back & Changd my Cloaths, maid another attempt & got Safe there. Sett out for home. Calld at Capt Coxes & mr Goodins. was Calld in at mrs Husseys, tarried all night. a Severe Storm before morn. I tarried at mrs Husseys. the new mill at Cobesy was in part Consumd by fire.  

Source: Transcription courtesy of Robert and Cynthia McCausland.