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The Apr. 9 entry is mentioned in a list Laurel Ulrich compiled of all Medicinal Ingredients Mentioned in Martha Ballard's Diary
3 5


Clear and not So Cold. mr Ballard to meeting, it Fast day. Cyrus Came home and went to meeting. Sons Jona & Lambd Came here at Evng. the Latter Sleeps here, informs that his Famely are wel Except Barny who has had the misfortune to hurt one of his Eyes by a fall. at home. Son Lambd Sleeps here. mrs Hartwl Calld in ys day.
4 6


Clear and more moderate. Jason Pierce, Wm Cypher & John Pierce workt for us ys foren giting wood. mrs Wiman made me A visit aftern. I have not felt So well as I could wish. at home. mrs Wiman to See me.
5 7


Clear. I have been at home. mr Ballard to the Settlement to be Shaved. at home.
6 1


Clear. mr Ballard & Cyrus to meeting, Revd mr Stone Discoarsed fm John 5 C 9th vers. mrs Heartwel here with her Babe. at home.
7 2


Cloudy ye most of ys day. mr Ballard to Town meeting. I have twisted 11 knots hoes yarn and mended 3 pair hoes for my husband, and done other matters. mr Ballard bot 2 lb Sugar. at home. mr Ballard to Town meeting.
8 3


raind all day. mr Heartwel in here. I have been mend hoes for my husband & Cyrus. at home.
9 4


Snowd all day. I have Done my hous work and knit a mittin for Cyrus, Except the thumb. Betsy Wiman brot 6 knots [wik] yn her marm has spun for me. meriah here, Says her marm is unwell. Hannah Ballard here for TanZy for Saml, Says he is very unwel, pukt up a worm. at home. mr Ballard made new [tennanls] to a Bed Stead.
10 5


Clear Some Part of the day and very Cold. mr Ballard went to Son Jonas, made A head bord for the Beadsted he fixt yesterdy. I took down that in my Bed room and put that which he has altered. finisht the mitt I began yesterday and knit part of another. Polly Purington here for herbs for her marm who is unwell. meriah here, Says her marm is Some better. at home. Hannah here, Says Samuel is very unwell yet.
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