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The Oct. 14 entry is mentioned in a list Laurel Ulrich compiled of all Medicinal Ingredients Mentioned in Martha Ballard's Diary
14 5


rainy. mr Chamberlin Calld me to See a wound his Dagt Polly had on her right Legg. I Dresst it with lint and Spirrit. Wm Haywood & Polly Bisbe here. my Girls went with them to mr Burtuns. mr Ballard been to ye hook to a propriators meeting. I was Calld in great hast to See mrs Hamlin who was in a fitt. I walkt there, applyd Vinagar to her Lips, temples & hands & Onions to her feet & Shee revivd. I tarried all night. mrs Edsons inft Expird Last night. at mr Chamln and was at [    ] to See mrs Hamlin who had a fitt. Death.
15 6


rainy till near night. I returnd from mr Hamlins ys morn. left her Better tho weak. mr Baker of Unity Dind here. mr Ballard & he made a Settlement and he receivd an order on ye proprietors Collector for his Due from mr Ballard. mrs Edsons Child interd ys aftern. at mr Hamlins. Funeral mrs Edsons Child. Hannah puting in Cyruss webb.
16 7


rainy morn, Cleard aft n. mrs Woodwd and mrs Brown been here. I have been to Dress Polly Chamberlins wound. Carried Ointment I made of mellolott. Colo Sewall here this Evng. Hannah began to weave Cyruss webb. at mr Chambns.
17 C


Clear. I have not been so well as I Could wish. Did not attend public worship; mr Ballard Did. at home.
18 2


Clear. mr Ballard at mr Brookss on Business. mr Fellows of Unity Sleeps here. I have been at home. finisht giting out my mustard Seed. mr Cragg & Woodward returnd from the Westward. at home. Fellows here.
19 3


Clear. mr Ballard gone to preambulate ye line between Hollowell and Varsalboro. I went to Colo Sewalls, tarried all night. at Colo Sewalls.
20 4


Clear. I was at Dittoes and mr Brooks, Capt Belchers & Colo Howards. mrs Polly is unwell. Thoms Sewalls wife at mr Brooks. at [      ] all night.
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