Martha Ballard's Diary, May 25 - June 3, 1802

25 3
rainy. mr Ballard began to furrow for Planting. mrs Welch here for burnit roots. I have been mending my Stockins. Dagt Ballard here. at home.  
26 4
rainy. I have been at home. Dagt Ballard mr Ballard to Capt OZgoods. at home.  
27 5
Clear part of the day. I workt in my gardin foren, went to Son Jonas aftern. mr Ballard Came and took Tea there. mrss Savage there. Shee Came home with me and Sleeps here. at my Sons. [mrs] Savage Came home withme.  
28 6
Clear. mrs Savage Spent this day & night with me. we have been kniting. at home, mrs Savage here.  
29 7
rainy after 10h morn. mrs Savage went to my Sons after Breakfast. I Sowd Peas, Planted Corn & Beens. mr Ballard Sowd oinions & Parsnips. at home. workt [some] in ye Gardin.  
30 1
Clear. my famely Except my Self went to meeting. Jona Ballard waited on mrs Savage to Sidniy, Shee Calld here. Dagt Ballard and part of her Childn ["Calld here." - implied] I made Tea for them. mrs Farewell Calld here after meeting. at home. mrs Savage and mrs Farewell Calld here.  
31 2
raind. I have been at home, finisht a Stockin which I began on friday last. at home.  
1 3
Clear. mr Ballard went to Coart. the Judges were not Come but arivd at Evng. Son Town Sleeps here. I have workt in my Gardin, Sowd Peas, Planted Beans. at home. Son Town Sleeps [hr].  
2 4
Clear. I have workt in my Gdn, Planted Cucumbers, musk mellions and Beans. mr Ballard Sowd Some Beats. mr Ballard and Cyrus to Coart. at home. workt in my [Gardin].  
3 5
rainy. I have been at home, wrote to Bror Jona. at home. wrote [B ] Jona [Mo ].  

Source: Transcription courtesy of Robert and Cynthia McCausland.