Martha Ballard's Diary

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September 9, 1788 (Tuesday)

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A Clear day. thee Town mett to hear Revd mr Fosters Proposals but did not Axcept them. Dolly & Parthena went to See mrs Hamlin. mrs Savage here. Shee has Spun 40 Double Skeins for me Since April 15th, and had 2 Bushl of ashess & Some Physic for James, & Dolly wove her 7 yds of Diapor. I let her have 1 Skein of lining warp. the whole is 6/5 X. Town Meeting. I have been at home. mrs Savage here.