Martha Ballard's Diary, April 27 - 30, 1789

27 2
Clear. I went to mr Westons & Colo Norths. Magr Stickney is apprehended for missConduct in his partnership with mr Weston. Son Town, mr Learned, & 3 other men Sleep here. at Colo Norths & mr Westons. bot figgs, raisans& Tea & [Bais ]. paid ye cash.  
28 3
Cloudy. mr Learned went from here to do Business with mr Cleark. Son Town & the men that were with him, wint Early fm here. mr Ballard is gone to Pitts town. Broth Moore Dind here. mr Learnd Sleeps hr. Jona Came [here], brot Loggs. I was at home.  
29 4
rainy. Son Town & Barton Came down wh a rafft. mr Learned took a rafft of Bords to Capt Oakman. I have Combd flax. I have been at home.  
30 5
A rainy day. I Combd flax. mr Ballard went to pitts town, mr Learned to Hamlins. Son Town & Barton Brot a rafft & Sleep here; a Tozier Boy also. I have been at home.  

Source: Transcription courtesy of Robert and Cynthia McCausland.