Martha Ballard's Diary, September 22 - 27, 1792

22 7
Clear. Parthenia went to mr Shaws foren. I went to Lecter aftern & went to mr Norcross. after my return, to See mr Andrus; find him on ye recovery. at Lecter & at mr Norcross
23 G
Clear & Pleast. mr Ballard, my Self & Patty attended worship in Public. mr Frisby Performd & administred thee ordinances of ye Supper to a few, and Bapt ism to a Child off mr Wessons. at meeting.  
24 2
Clear. mr Ballard has been working on the high way. I went to See mr Andrus fore nn & to my Sons aftern. I found mr andrus more Comfortable than he was. my Son was taken, David Pollard & David Berry allso. the Crime wich was aledgd against them in the warrant was a riott. thee tryal is Pospond till Octr. at the hook & at my Sons. Hannah got her web out, 45 yards.  
25 3
Clear & very Pleast. I went to See Andrus forenn. at mr Ballards request, I invited him to Com to our Hous & tarry till he was able to go home. he Diclind accepting our favour. I Came home at noon. Old Lady Norcros, her Sons wives & mrs Livermore were here afternn. at mr Norcross
26 4
Cloudy. I went aftern to Jobe Springers to See a wheal which I Bot of Capt Houland, gave him 13/ for it & 2/9 for a pair of Cards. Bot 1/2 Bushl of Apples of mrs Pollard for 1/3. at mr Springers & other Neigrs
27 5
rainy. mr Ballard & Ephm went to See mrs MedCalf Baptisd by plunging. I have been at home. at home. Snowd & raind.  

Source: Transcription courtesy of Robert and Cynthia McCausland.