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The Sep. 9 entry appears in "One Rape. Two Stories."
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The Sep. 4-17 entries are relevant to the "Textile Production" Theme in Martha Ballard's Diary
9 3


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.
10 4


Clear. mr Voce & Parmer Laying Shingles on our house. we Breud. I went to See wido Williams. Shee is Better. Dolly winding the warp for Check. I was at wido Williamss. Voce here. Clarisa Barton is 18 years old this Day.
11 5


Cloudy part of ye Day. Cyrus is gone to Gardners mill. he is 32 ys old this day. I have been at home. Dolly warpt a piece for mrs Pollard of 39 yds. I have been at home. Cyrus is 32 years old.
12 6


Clear. Dolly warpt & drawd in a piece for Check, Laid in 45 yds. I have been at home Kniting. mrs Harris here at Eving. at home.
13 7


Clear & pleast. we Spread the Diapor out for whitening. I was at wido Williamss. Shee is Some Better. Dolly Sleeps with her. mr Voce & Son here Shingleing ye house. I have been at wido Williamss.
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