Martha Ballard's Diary, March 6 - 13, 1808

6 1
Clear and Cold. mr Ballard and Cyrus to meeting. Revd mr Stone Discoarst fm Philipians 1st C 27 V. Gidion Barton & Sally Pierce were Published. Son Jona here at Evng. at home.  
7 2
Clear and Cold. mr Ballard & Son Cyrus to the anuel meeting. I have been at home, washt the North room, Entry & Stares &C. mr Ballard Served his warrant on John Wall for Taxes and took his note on Demand. at home, knit at Evning.  
8 3
Clear part of ye day, the wind to ye S. I have Brewd and done other matters, knit at Evng. mr Ballard to Magr Howard, find he has receivd the Taxes he thought were due from him. he got _gn Ginn at [ ] Brookss on [Ketons] acount. at home, have Brewd.  
9 4
Clear. Son Lambard [remood] his Famely in to this hous, may it be Consistant with infinant [goodness]. at home. Son Lambad Came here [             ].  
10 5
Clear. I had a very ill turn this morn but through ye Goodness of ye Great Parent I feel more Comfortable ys aflern. at home.  
11 6
Clear part of ye Day, Snowd part. I have been at home. [my fingers very sore.] at home.  
12 7
Clear. I Cut flocke and made holders. at home.  
13 1
Clear. I went to mr Williams to see the Decexion of Rachel Savage. There were 12 Doctors present and 3 Mid wives present. there was a Larg Substance which wd 35 lb found in her. at Asa Williams. Funeral of Rachel Savage.  

Source: Transcription courtesy of Robert and Cynthia McCausland.