Martha Ballard's Diary, June 27 - 30, 1790

27 C
Shourry this Day. mrs Ellis & Son here. David went home this morn. I have been at home. at home.  
28 2
Cloudy. Son & Dagt Town & I Sett out for Capt Herseys ys aftn, but Saw a Cloud arise; returnd and there was a smart Shower. mr Ballard went to mr Carrs to a meeting to Chuse Juriers. mr Carr & magr Goodin Chose for Grand Jury. Capt Page & Andw Goodin for petty &C. at home.  
29 3
Cloudy morn. Cleard at 8h morn. my Childn left us Bound for home. Dolly went up with them. mr Ballard & mr Kingsbury went to Pitts town. I went to mr Arnals Store, bot 9 yds Callimanco a 2/pr yd. Calld on my return at mr Hamlins. he is returnd from oxford; his wives Sister Came with him. Capt Weston Sleeps hr. we receivd Letters; 1 from Doct Barton, 1 fm Brh Collins , & 1 fm Sister Waters by mr Hamlin. I went to the hook. we recvd Letters from Oxford & Charlton. I receivd 3/4 of mrs Walker in part of my fee.  
30 4
Clear. mr Ballard went to wins low. I wed Garden & went to See mr Savage. he has a pain in his Ear. we laid on 2 Blisters, one on his neck & 1 on his arm. his wife Came here at 9 Evn, Says he is very much Exercesed with pain. at mr Savages. Brothr Ebenzr inft Deceast this Day.  

Source: Transcription courtesy of Robert and Cynthia McCausland.