Martha Ballard's Diary

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November 20, 1788 (Thursday)

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Cloudy & rain. I went to mr Pollards to heare what was Laid before the Revd. Counsil Examine Eveidnces against Revd mr Foster. I was Calld to See Polly Savage who had a Pain in her Stomach & Side. w [sic] gave her Some Feaver fue Tea & Shee was Easier very Soone. I was at mr Pollards & Savages.

November 21, 1788 (Friday)

21 6


Clear. I attended at Counsil to hear the Evidences Examind. Margarett Fox gave a very Contirary Evidencd Concerning her working on ye Sabath from what Shee Did when Calld in the Cause of Capt Sewalls Defameing the Revd mr Foster. I was at mr Pollard & at mr Benn Dexter & his Sister Sleep here.