Martha Ballard's Diary

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May 8, 1790 (Saturday)

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Clear. mrs Andrs is a little more Comfortable. I left her at 10 in ye morn. Parthena went to mr Porters. my Girls to help mrs Chever quillt. Dolly was Siezd while Shee was gone & Came home very sick indeed. I Balht her feet & attempted to Swet her. James Stacpool Sleeps here. mr Ballard been at Colo Norths to Settle for his Surveying the fall past at mr Andrewss. Foster is at work here. Brothr Town is Sick. I Sett up with Dolly till after mid night.