Martha Ballard's Diary, March 1 - 7, 1807

1 1
Snowd, haild & raind. I have been at home, mr Ballard allso. at home.  
2 2
Clear and Cold. I have done my washing and knitt Some. Ephm Came and Cutt wood. he, Sally & Martha Dind here. at home.  
3 3
Clear & very Pleast forenn. Soal and Parker Cut wood at ye door and Dind. W. Hanes wife took Tea, Sally Pierce allso. Jona and Willm Sleep here. at home. Robinson ye Taylor had two Daugts Born ys day.  
4 4
Clear foren and part of ye Evng. I have done my hous work and Brewd and knitt Some. Jon a [&] Wilm Sleep here. at home, Brewd. Son Jonas Birth day.  
5 5
Clear. daugt Lambard and mrs Gill Came here foren. Son and Dagt Ballard and Martha Supt here. we Bakt apple Pies. at home. [Childn to See us.]  
6 6
Clear Day and Evng. my husband and I, mrs Gill & daugt Lambd, mr Lambd & Allin Dind at Son Jonas. Sally Miller was Sent for, her Father being Sick. at Son Jonas. Dind and took Tea there.  
7 7
Clear and Pleast. I have washt my N. room. Son Ephm Dind here, [   ] allso. he & Wm Supt. Jona has been unwel all day. at home. [mr Bald been to be Shaved ].  

Source: Transcription courtesy of Robert and Cynthia McCausland.