Martha Ballard's Diary, June 3 - 10, 1810

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Clear. mr Ballard to meeting. Text foren in Mathu, aft Romans. at home.  
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Clear part of the day. I have done my hous wk, Brewd. mr Balld Planted potatoes in ye field. at [home], Brewd.  
5 3
Clear. I was Calld by mr Ranlet to go and See his wife who is in Danger of an Aborsion. Shee got more Comfortable. I tarried all night. at mr Ranlets.  
6 4
Clear. I left the Patient after breakfast free from pain but weak. I Calld at mr Thwings, receivd 1 Dollar in part of my Due; at mr Lues Hamlins, find his wife very Comfortable. did Some washing and went to Son Jonas. my Dagt Came home with me. at Ditoes & others. Churnd and washt Some at home. mr B. plantd potaloes.  
7 5
Clear and Cool. I Transplanted 36 Cucumber plants and did hous work. at home.  
8 6
Clear Part of the day. mr Ballart to Son Pollards. James Moore Came after me to go and See mrs Morgin. I did not go. Hitty, Sally & Martha Sleep here. at home. Jona B. Junr here.  
9 7
a very rainy day. I have done hous work and Stript fethers. at home.  
10 1
Cloudy and misty. I was Calld to See mrss Morgin, find her very Sick. I tarried all night there, many in to See her. her Mother & mrs Moore with her. at mr Morgins. Funeral John Arnals Child.  

Source: Transcription courtesy of Robert and Cynthia McCausland.