Martha Ballard's Diary, June 29 - July 3, 1792
Some Showers foren. Son Town, his wife & Dagts Sett
out from here at ye 11th h morn
Bound for Pittstn. I have wed Gardin Some. Hannah
is not So well as usual.
Clear & hott. I have been at home,
Beets & Sett Cabbages . Son Town, his wife &
Dagts returnd from Pittstn; his Dads famely
are well, his Sister Mc Causlin is more Comfortable
than Shee has been, her inft is very Low. it is not Expected it
will long Survive. Son Town left here & went as far as my
at home. have not been So well as usual.
Son & Dagt Town & Childn Sett
out for home.
Clear. my Dagt Hannah had a tooth Extracted this morn
by mr Livermore. mr Ballard & my Self & Son Ephm
attended public Worship. mr Smith Discourst in ye
morn from John 7th C 37:V in ye aftn
fm 1 Corinth 4th 20th.
mr Livermr here after Exercise. Cyrus Came home at
Evn. Hannah is not So well as I Could wish.
I attended worship. mr Joseph Slackpl had a Son
Born, it was not alive.
Clear. I workt in my Gardin Some foren. was
Calld to See Georg Bollons wife who was in Labour, at 1h
pm. Shee remaind in a Linguring Situation thro ye
at Georg Boltons.
Birth Georg Boltons 4th Son & 5th Child.
Clear. my Patients illness increast at ye
11th h morn & Shee was Safe Deld at
30m pm of a Son, both mother & inft are Cleverly. I left them
at 3 & arivd at home before night, Considerably fatagud.
Hannah & Patty at mr Densmores.
at Does. Birth 25th. I
Bot a pair Shoes for Hannah, Cost 4/8.
Source: www.doHistory.org. Transcription courtesy of Robert and Cynthia McCausland.