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The Sep. 5 entry is mentioned in a list Laurel Ulrich compiled of all Medicinal Ingredients Mentioned in Martha Ballard's Diary
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rainy. I have been at home. the hoop of my Soap Barrels broke and let my Soap out. I had a great fatague in geting it up; lost a good deal. at home. James Moore, his wife is unwell.
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rainy. I have been at home. mr Ballard went and bot Some Pork. at home.
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raind. I have been at home. mr Ballard makeing a plan. Sally went to Sons Pollards & Lambarts. at home. Benn Porter Sleeps here.
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Clear after the morn. mr Porter Bot a Cow of mr Ballard, he and Richd Foster Dind here. Ephm went to help him Drive his Cow a piece. I have Done house work, took Care of my Pickles. at home.
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Clear. Dagt Lambart and Sally Hamlin Dind here. James Moore Calld me to See his wife who is very unwell. mrs Crage, Burtun and others were here after I left home. at James Moores.
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Clear. I Spent ye Day at James Moores, gave his wife Dragons Blood which abated her Complaint. at Ditoes.
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Clear. I left mrs Moore Some more Comfortable, walkt to Colo Duttuns farm, wrode mr Moores hors 2 miles then wrode with Eunis Cottle allmost to mr Danas. Calld there, took Tea. her Childn, the Twins, have got the itch or Some other humir. I walkt home from there, find that mr [sic] Sons wife and my own Dagts have been here, Cyrus allso. mr Gows Child and a Child of Daniel Carrs Expird this morn at ye hook. at Ditoes. Deaths of mr Daniel Carrs and Gows Childn this morn.
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Clear Except a light Shower. I went to the Stores at the hook and to See mrss Molloy. Shee has a Soar fingr. I attended prayers at the funerals of mr Carrs and mr Gows Childn. Calld at Capt Fellebrowns, his infant is unwell. at the hook. attended at the funeral of two Children.
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