Martha Ballard's Diary, February 27 - March 5, 1808

27 7
Clear and not So Cold. I have been ["at home". - implied] at home.  
28 1
Clear and moderate. mr Ballard and Cyrus to meeting. Revd mr Stone Discoard from Galations 6th C 8 v. Son Jona and wife Calld in after meeting. at home.  
29 2
Cloudy most of ye day. I have done my hous work and knit Some. Cyrus is at home ys night unwel. Capt Smiths wife took Tea here. I am informd that Shee that was [Mary] Densmore died tast Sallerday Sudenly. at home. hear that mrs Densmores Dagt Polly is dead.  
1 3
Clear. I have been to Son Jonas to [dine]. Son Jona, Son and Daugt [Lambd] here at Evng. Jona & Luke Sleep here. at Son Jonas.  
2 4
Clear. Old mrs Kenny & Brooks Dind here. I have done hous work and knit Some. a home. mrs Kinny here.  
3 5
Clear. mrs Farewel dind here. I have had my Soap on to Boil. I finisht a Leggin and began ye other. Cleand ye South Chamber. at home. mrs Farewel here.  
4 6
Clear and moderate. I have removd my Soap in to my Sellar, have one Barril full and 2 pails ful. Son Jona here at Evng, took Tea with us. he has Seen 45 years ys day. I have knit Some. I removd things from ye Buttery, washt Shelves & floor. at home. mr Balld Bot me [_] lb Snuf.  
5 7
Clear and warm. I have washt & done other work. mr Ballard been to ye Settlement & Cyrus Came home at Evng. Luke & Jona brot us wood. at home.  

Source: Transcription courtesy of Robert and Cynthia McCausland.