Martha Ballard's Diary, November 22 - 29, 1807

22 1
Clear Part of ye day. mr Ballard & Cyrus to Meeting. I have been at home. at home.  
23 2
Clear. I have washt and ironed the last weaks wash and done my hous work & knit at Evng. at home.  
24 3
Clear the most of ye day. I have been at home, did hous work & knit. at home.  
25 4
Clear. I have been at home, did hous work and finisht futing my Stockins. Old mrs Kenny & Brock here. mr Ballard to mr Woodwds, bot a Chees and 2 lb Butter. he heard there yt John Pedrick was buried 21st inst and Esqr Runnels of Sidney this day. at home. mrs Brock & her mother here. Funeral of Esqr Runels.  
26 5
Clear part of ye day. mr Ballard & Cyrus went to meeting, it is Thanksgiving. Son Lambard Came and Conducted me to his hous where my husband & Son Cyrus took Supper. Cyrus Came home, his Father & I tarried all night. at Son Lambds.  
27 6
raind foren. Son Ephm Conducted his Father & me to his hous. we both Slept there ys night, Daugt Lambd & 2 Childn allso. it was a Severe Storm of rain & wind. at Son Ephms.  
28 7
Clear and pleasant. mr Ballard Came home, got our Beets and Carrots in. I tarried ys night. I went in at John and Amos Partridges. at Ditoes.  
29 1
Clear part of ye day. I Came to Meeting, went to Son Lambds at intermition. Came home after meeting. at ditoes, Son Lamds & to Meeting.  

Source: Transcription courtesy of Robert and Cynthia McCausland.