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The Jun. 7 entry is mentioned in a list Laurel Ulrich compiled of all Medicinal Ingredients Mentioned in Martha Ballard's Diary
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Clear part of ye day. mr Ballard planting Corn all day. I have dugg the ground west Side ye hous & transptanted Squash &C. mrss Mosier Expired at 1h pm. at home, workt in my Gardin. Death mrss Mosier.
6 3


Clear part of ye day. I have workt in my gardin, Sett Squash, Millon & Cucumbers Plants, done Some washing. the remains of Mrss Mosier were Carried to Sidney and there interd this afternoon. at home. Funeral of Mrss Mosier, wife of Elisha.
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Clear ye most of ye day. I have dugg a place and planted Cucumbers in ye South End of ye gardin. have finisht my washing, put water to my plants &C. my left knee is Sweld & painfl. Hannah Ballard brot me Spirrit to Baith it with. I applied black wool allso. at home, done various kinds work. am Lambe in my left knee.
8 5


Clear part of the day. I am very Lambe but wrode to Isaac Savages hopeing to receiv my Due of him, but did not receiv a Cent. I Calld at Jack Shaws, receivd nothing there. I bathed my Lame knee with Vinagar, went to bed but could not rest. got up and lay before fire all night. Jona Junr Sleeps [here]. at Isaac Savages & Jack Shaws.
9 6


Cloudy & misty. I am Still lame but have workt in my Gardin all day Except doing my hous wk; planted potatoes & Beens. at home.
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