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The Mar. 6 entry is mentioned in a list Laurel Ulrich compiled of all Medicinal Ingredients Mentioned in Martha Ballard's Diary
4 2


Clear and Cold. Dagt Lambd, her Son, mrss Foster, Dagt & inft, mrss Pitts & infant here to Diner and Tea. Son Ephm Came and took Tea, he has a Soar Throat; mr Ballard, a pain in his right knee. I have been at home, Sally part did the washing. Eliphalet been to the Docters. at home, had Compy.
5 3


Clear and Cold. I have been at home, do not feel very well. Sally finisht the washing Shee began yesty. at home.
6 4


Clear and Cold. I have been very unwell all day, had a severe Pain in my left Ear. I applied Some british Oil and a warm Brick, went onto the Bed and got Easier, but was not able to rise to undress, and Lay in my Cloaths all night. I Could wish to grant better attendance to any one who may fall under my Care. Sally went to Singing and did not Come to see me after Shee returnd. at home, was very unwell.
7 5


Clear Except Some Squalls of snow, very Cold. mrss Mc Causland Came foren to See me. mrss Livermore aftern. Phillip Bullin here. Old mr Hamlin & Sone Thos & mr Partridg with their wives and mrss Lamb here on a visit, took Tea with us. Eliphalet to ye Docts, returnd at Evng. at home, had Company.
8 6


Cloudy & Cold. mr Ballard up to ye fort. Old mr Burges here, Delded me A Crown which his Son Nathan Sent me. Eliphalet took a walk down to Hallowell. at home, unwell yet.
9 7


Cloudy, Snowd and raind at Evn. my Dagt Lambd and her Sone Came here foren, my Son Came for ym at Evng. I feel more Comfortable than I have Since Tuesday. Elipht went up Streat this day. at home.
10 G


Clear and very Pleast, our famely all went to meeting Except my Self. A hawk killd one of our hens. Eliphalet went to mr Kenadas after he Came from meeting. Cyrus to bring Sally from Singing School. at home. Nabby Andrws was tapt thee 2nt time this Day.
11 2


A Severe Snow Storm, the men to Town meeting. Son Lambd Conducted Rhoda Pollard here. I Combd 9 lb flax and knitt 40 purls on my Stocken. at home.
12 3


Clear but very windy and Cold. I have been kniting. Sons Jon a & Ephm here at Evng. Cyrus Drest flax. at home.
13 4


Snowd. I have been at home kniting. at home.
14 5


Clear and not So Cold. I was Calld at [8]h Evng to go and See mr Blacks Son Billy, he has been very Sick but Seems better. I returnd at 11h am. mr Black & wife gone to her Fathers. Son Ephm here. at mr Blacks. [       ].
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