Martha Ballard's Diary

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January 25, 1787 (Thursday)

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Clear & Cold. I Came home on the Slead, fited Some things for Lidia Savage; Sent Dolly with them. mr Ballard is gone to See Thoms Sewall to Converse with him Concerning ills he is acused of Spreading of the Revd mr Foster, he returnd with out any Satisfaction  

January 29, 1787 (Monday)

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Clear morn. I went with mrs Brown to hear ye trial of Capt Sewall & Thomas Sewall for defameing ye Revd mr Isaac Foster. they were found gilty & find & Laid under Bonds. I went to See mrs Foster after Cort was over