Martha Ballard's Diary, November 12 - 16, 1808

12 7
Cloudy. mr Ballard and I attended Funeral of Old mr Isaac Savages wife. it was attended at mr Wm Stones. mr Com Smith Deld a Discoars from Romans 5th C 21s vers. we did not prosceed to the grave. mr Savage is more Comfortable than he has been. at the Funeral of mrs Savage.  
13 1
Cloudy. mr Ballard to meeting. Revd mr Stone Spake fm Romans XII C 12, aftn fm Isaiah. I & my hous &C. Son Jona, his wife & Marta here a little while. Son Epm & wife & Sophia Took Supper with us. mr Rogers Spake foren fm Rom 5th C. at home, part of our Childn here.  
14 2
raind the most of ye night past, and all day till towards night when it Snowd very fast but mr Ballard & Cyrus got 2 [Tagys] of wood. I have been Cuting apples for Sause, Boild Cider. to make it we had a Barril brot home. at home.  
15 3
Snowd Some & raind very fast in the night. I have been fixing Apples for Sauce, Stewd Some. at home. Allin here to Shell [Corn] [1] Busl _.  
16 4
Cloudy & Some rain. I have done a Larg washing, feel fatagued. have Stued apples, Cutt aps in the Evng. at home, washt.  

Source: Transcription courtesy of Robert and Cynthia McCausland.