Martha Ballard's Diary, September 26 - October 4, 1808

[26] 2
Cloudy. I have Cut apples & other [matters]. at home.  
[27] 3
Cloudy. I have gatherd Corn to grind & ye last of my poll Beens. a man who had livd East Side river on Voses farm Buried ys aflern. at home, a Funeral.  
[28] 4
Clear & pleast. mr Ballard and Cyrus to Hallowell to See the review. I got in Beens, Squash & pumpkins which grew in ye Gardin. at home.  
[29] 5
Cloudy & Some rain. I have Cut to drie Squash & pumkins. Old mrs Kenny here for Cabbage. mr Lambard brot me Tea, Sugar & Spirit. 9 S which mr Stinson Sent me for asisting his wife. at home. I receivd 9S of mr Stinsonby Son Lambd.  
[30] 6
Cloudy & Some rain. I was at Son Jonas, his wife has ye ague in her face, I applied [bn doaxn]. at Son Jonas.  
[1] 7
Cloudy and rain. I have Cutt Squash, Pumkin, apples to drie, Dagt Lambd to mr Moodies, carried Cloth. at home.  
[2] 1
Cloudy & rain. mr Bald & Cyrus to meeting. Revd mr Slone Spake fm [Jeremh] 6th C 16th vers. Son Jona & wife Supt, Son Epm Calld in. mr Lambd to hear mr Rogers. at home, Childn here.  
[3] 2
Clear & pleast. I have done hous wk. Ezra Town Sleeps here. at home, Ezra Town here.  
[4] 3
Cloudy. I have done various Sorts work. Ezra left here for home. at home.  

Source: Transcription courtesy of Robert and Cynthia McCausland.