Martha Ballard's Diary, October 5 - 13, 1807

5 2
Clear. [I have been at home], did Some washing & went to mr Wimans, find them very unwel. at mr Wimans.  
6 3
Clear. at home. mr Ballard & Cyrus to coart. have workt in my Gardin and done hous wk. at home.  
7 4
Clear. Oliv Fletcher here, did Some mending for me. at home. Oliv [Fletcher here].  
8 5
Clear. Sally Cypher here to wash. I Paid her 2 [s] 1_ for her Service. mrs Getchel was here. I have hervested Beens &C. at home.  
9 6
Clear. I have gatherd Beens &C. at home.  
10 7
Clear. I have done my ironing. Son Lambards Dagts Sally & Martha Bald here. at home.  
11 1
Clear and very warm. mr Ballard, Cyrus to meeting. Allin & Ephm took Tea here. I was Calld to see Silas Wiman, administred 2 Clisters and returnd home about 9h Evng. we had fresh Cucumbers & green Corn with our Supper. at mr Wimans to See Silas.  
12 2
Clear and very warm. I have done work in my gardin and went to mr Wimans, find them much as they were. at mr Wims.  
13 3
Clear part of the day. I [Cut Pumkin] last night and to day. Gideon Barton took Breakfast here. Jason Pierce and wife Calld in. mr Ballard husking all day. at home. [mr was un ].  

Source: Transcription courtesy of Robert and Cynthia McCausland.