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The Dec. 5 entry mentiones Dr. Page and is featured in Dr. Page & Martha Ballard: Martha's Diary in "Martha and Man-Midwife".
2 G


At Benn Whites with his Sister Rebeckah who is in Travil tho unmarried. Cloudy.  
3 2

X. Birth. of Becky Whites Dafter. XX

at mr Whites, Becky ill all day, her women with her, She was Safe Deliverd about ten Evinng of a Daughter which Shee Declared Seth Partridg to be the Father of. I tarried all night. Clear.  
4 3


Clear & Pleast. I returnd from mr Whites Some fatagud, have not been undrest Since I left home. was Calld to Nr Savages to See his Infant who is unwell. Theops Laid our kitchen floar.  
5 4


Cloudy. I went to See Savages Infant, Doct Colman was Calld to see it also. I was at the Docters. returnd at Dusk. some Boys on our mill pond, Gash North fell in, was helpt out again Safe from harm.  
6 5


Clear. I was Calld to See Sally Williams, her Eyes are Some better. mr Ballard been to mr Barkers & paid him all he owed him.  
7 6


Clear morn, Snowd aftern. mrs Pollard Came here to instruct Dolly how to warp our hand kerchiefs. mr Broadstreet Dind. Hannah & Polly Cool here Evinng. I hear yt Majr Dutton is very Sick.  
8 7


Clear morn. mrs Pollard here to warp our handkercfs. mr Ballard Sett up the Loom & went to the hook. mrs Foster & mrs Brown Drank Tea with me. thee girls were unwell.  
9 G


Clear & pleast. I attended public worship. the river was not pasable at fort western. I hear mr Duttun is better.  
10 2


Clear. mr Ballard gone to Brotr Moores. mrs Savage here with her Infant, Doct Williams here to see it. I hear that three men fell into the river this Day. Snowd aftern. Dolly Sett the web to work.  
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