Martha Ballard's Diary, October 26 - November 3, 1794

[26] E
Cloudy. I was at meeting, the Sacrament administred. I was Calld to See John Hamlin who is unwell. I tarried with mrs Baxter, Shee very unwell. it raind all night. at meeting. tarried at mr Baxters.  
27 2
very rainy. I was at mr Baxters till near night. mr Baxter gave me 6/, _lb Sugar. I Came home; his wife Seems more Comfortable. at mr Baxters.  
28 3
Clear & Pleast. I went to See mr Parkers Childn, find ym better. I was Calld to mrs Baxters, walkt part of ye way, wrode part. the Patient rested very well. at Ditoes & mr Parkers.  
29 4
rainy. I was at mr Baxters all Day, went to bed, Slept very little. at mr Baxters.  
30 5
Cloudy. mr Baxter left home Bound to Boston, his wife took rheubarb. I was up with her till near Day, when Calld to See mrs Partradg who is in Labr. at Ditoes.  
31 6
X. Birth mr Partridgs Dagt. XX.
Cloudy. I was at mr Partradgs with his wife, Deld of a Dagt at 4h Pm. I tarried all night. She is Cleverly, ye inft allso. mr Partradg bestowd 12/ as a reward. at Ditoes. Birth 44th.  
1 7
rainy. I left my Patients at noon. Calld to Se mrs Baxter, find her better, but insinsible of the favour. find mr White puting triming on our Desk. at Ditoes & mr Baxters.  
2 E
Clear. we went to meeting at the hook, Sacramend administred there. Georg Brown Sleeps here. Jona & his wife here at Evng. at [meeting] at ye hook.  
3 2
Clear morn, raind at night. I was at the hook. I Saw mrs Mc Causland there. find mrs Robbins Cleverly. at the hook.  

Source: Transcription courtesy of Robert and Cynthia McCausland.