Martha Ballard's Diary

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December 18, 1788 (Thursday)

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Clear & Cold. mr Ballard attended Town meeting. there was a vote passt that the revd mr Foster Should not preach in the meeting hous anymore. mr Brooks here to Settle with me about Bakeing & at the rate he was pleasd to alow me for the trouble there was 15/6 Due to me. I have been at home. the girls washt. Polly has been very poorly. at home. 2 years Since Ephm had ye first fitt. mr Benn Branard interd this Day.