Martha Ballard's Diary, March 7 - 12, 1792

7 4
Clear. Sally, Hannah and my Self went to mr Livermores, his little Dagts here to visit Polly Town. mr Ballard is much more Comfortable than he has been. at mr Livermores.  
8 5
Cloudy Some Snow. mr Ballard went to mr Childs to git a pair Shoes made for Hannah. Ephm has been to mr Shepherds, bot a Chip & 2lb. Sugar. Cost 3/, to mr Dumers bot 1/2 yd. Sarsnet 1/3. mr Georg Brown brot us 4 Bushl of Wheat from 7 mile brook. I have been at home. Jona has not been well ys Day. at home.  
9 6
Snowd a little foren, Clear aftn. Sally & Hannah Spent ye aftn and Evng at mr Densmores. Jona went to haull Shingles. went for the Girls at Evn. mrs Densmore is unwell. I have been at home. mr Livermore returnd home from the westwd at 10h. Evng. at home. my Dagts went to mr Densmores. mr Livermre returnd from the westwd.  
10 7
Snowd. I went to See mrs Densmore, Shee is very unwell, I gave her Camphir and aplid hott Bricks to her feet, which brot perspiration & Shee Seemd a little relievd. Dolly wrode home in ye Sleigh with me. Hannah Bakt Pies. mr Georg Brown here, has a Sore finger. mr Livermore here. at mr Densmores.  
11 G
rain foren. Cyrus Came home after Dinner, he waited on me to mr Densmores. I find her a little more Comfortable. Jona & Dolly had Each of them a Sheep Lambd, both had twins. at mr Densmores.  
12 2
Cloudy. Jonns lambs were brot into ye hous, are feeble but revivd. mrs Livermore & I went to See old Lady Coney, Shee has had an ill turn, but is a little better. at Deaon Coneys.  

Source: Transcription courtesy of Robert and Cynthia McCausland.