Martha Ballard's Diary, June 11 - 16, 1810

11 2
rainy. I was at mr Morgins this day and night. the Patient rested Some Easier. 2 of James Moorss dagts watcht. at [Di ].  
12 3
Cloudy morn, Clear afternn. I arivd at home at 11h am attended by mr Moore. found much work to do, feel very weary at Evng. Son Ephm Calld here. at [Dito ]. returnd home at 11 [am]. Death Old [ ] Jackson.  
13 4
raind the most of ye day. I have done hous work. Son Jonas wife Sent me 2 lb pork. I Cookt part of it with greens and potatoes. I have had a pain in my Stomach aftern. I Slipt doun going to the wel and hurt me Some. at [home].  
14 5
Clear part of ye day. Jonas wife to See me aftern. Hannah helpt me foren. I am very unwel. Wm and Sally Sleep here. at [home] unwel.  
15 6
Clear foren, A very heavy Shower aftern. Son Ephms wife Came to See me. I have with great pains mended a Shirt for my husband. at [home]. Son Epms wife here.  
16 7
Clear. I have done my hous work, killd Buggs on my vines. mr Ballard and I took Tea at Son Jonas, mrss Pratt, her Dagt and Sabery Getchel allso. I desire to prais ye Doner for my [recovry]. at Son Jonas.  

Source: Transcription courtesy of Robert and Cynthia McCausland.