Martha Ballard's Diary, June 26 - 30, 1789

26 6
A Shower ys morn, Clear aftn. Doct Whitaker here. I have been quilling yarn & Combing flax. Dolly weaving. my Dagt Tryphena Expired 20 years this Day since her Death. it was a very hott day & Continued So thro the Sumer. I have been at home. Anaversry of my Dagt Tryphenas Death.  
27 7
Clear & warm. mr Saml Cumings wife here. I had 7 lb Butter of her. I went to mr Savages. Polly brot my Cotten yn home, 10 Double Skeins. Cyrus been to Pitts Town. the Agrys had 2 Vesels Came to the hook, brot Corn. I was at mr Savages. Dolly got her webb out, 35/yd
28 D
Clear & hott. I attended worship in public, mr Jonston performd. Capt Stackpool Calld Doct Colman out of meeting to visit mr Flint Bartons Son. mrs Foot & Clarrissa here, mr Savage & his wife also. Cyrus had Corn to grind all Day. I was at meeting.  
29 2
Clear & hott. I went by mr Andrewss , Desire to See his Son James, who has a Swelling on his right Side. applied a Cataplasm made of the yolk of an Egg, Honey & flower. went to mr Hamlins. Polly Savage warpt a piece here. mrs Woodward here at Evn. I was at mr Andws & Hamlins. we put our yarn out to whiten.  
30 3
Clear. I was at mr Andrewss to See his Son. Doct Williams opend his Soar ys aftn. mrs Woodward Sleeps here. mr Flint Bartons Son Expired yester day & was interd this aftern. I was at Dittoes.  

Source: Transcription courtesy of Robert and Cynthia McCausland.