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The Oct. 24 entry is mentioned in a list Laurel Ulrich compiled of all Medicinal Ingredients Mentioned in Martha Ballard's Diary
24 7


Clear and pleast. I went to See my Dagt Pollard, find her Exercised with a Severe pain in her head. we applied feaver fue to her temples and Gave a Clister. Shee Seemd Some Easier. I left her at Evng. Calld and performd like Service for Polly Densmore and returnd home at 9h Evn. at Son Pollards & mr Densmors.
25 D


Clear and pleast. my famely all allended public worship. the Revd mr Cushman performd. I Calld to See my Dagt Pollard, find her Exercised with a pain in her head. it was abated at Evng. mr Ballard and I and Sally Cocks Dind with mr Capin. I went to See Polly Densmore after Tea, performd the usuas opperation. Shee Seemd relievd and I returnd home. at meeting and at Son Pollards, Capins & Densmores. mr Cushman Preacht from pSalm.
26 2


raind. I was at home all Day, was very unwell afternoon. hear that Polly Densmore is much the Same. at home unwell.
27 3


Clear. I went to mr Densmores, Performd for Polly, was there informd that my Dagt Pollard was very unwell. I walkt there, find her Exercised with a Severe pain in her head. I went to Doct Colmans, procurd Some Senna, manna and other medisins; returnd, gave her a Small Dose. Shee Soon became Dilarious. we Sent for Doct Cony who approvd of what I had Done, advised me to Continue my medisin till it had opperaton. Shee was Siesd with a Severe Pukeing Soon and was very Sick and weak. I tended her thro the night. at mr Densmrs and Son Pollards. my Dagt very Sick indeed.
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