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The Apr. 18 entry is mentioned in a list Laurel Ulrich compiled of all Medicinal Ingredients Mentioned in Martha Ballard's Diary
[17] 3


Clear. I left mrs Bradford & infant Comfortable after Breakfast & reacht home at 7. Calld at Son Jonas, his Son Sett out for Clinton, mr Allby with him, he took gardin Seeds & potatoes for Son Lambd. Sister Barton has been quite Sick with her Eyes being Soar. at Ditoes & at Son Jonas. walkt from my Sons, the roads very bad.
18 4


Clear. Sister is very unwel. I sent for flies to draw a blister and for Luke to Come and See her, he Sleeps here. at home, Sister very unwel.
19 5


Clear. Sister feels a little better. I did a little washing &C. at home.
20 6


Clear. Sist So much better yt Shee has Spun 3 Skeins. I was Calld at noon by mr Bradford to go and See his wife who has an ill turn. I administred some remediy which gave her Some relief. at mr Bradfords, his wife has an ill turn.
21 7


Clear. I have been at home. Sister Seems more Comfortable. I began my Soap. at home.
22 1


Clear. Sist B. went to Son Jonas, came and Slept here. Death Arnals Child. at home.
23 2


Cloudy. Sist Barton went to Son Jonas, mr Ballard & I there to Tea. Sist Slept here, Shee has seene 63 years this day. at Son Jonas.
24 3


Cloudy. Sist washt her gound and one for me. Sally Farewel Came here, Dind with us. Sist Barton went with her to go to Son Ephms. the Remains of mr Arnals Dagt interd this afternoon. at home. Funeral of mr Arnals Dagt.
25 4


Cloudy, raind in the night. I have been makeing Soap. Dagt Ballard here of an arrand. Betsy Wiman, H. Ballard, Linda Getchel & Betsy Pierce Calld in here. at home makeing Soap.
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