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The Jan. 10 entry is mentioned in a list Laurel Ulrich compiled of all Medicinal Ingredients Mentioned in Martha Ballard's Diary
9 B


Clear Day, Snowd at Evn. mr Pitts went from here after Breakfast. mr Savage took Brkft here. I have been at home. mr Ballard went to Colo Norths ys Evng. mr Pollard here, informs yt Moses is returnd from ye woods with a wound on his hand. at home. Snow.
10 2


Clear and not very Cold. mr Wiesom here ys morn for advise, his wife being in Dangerous Saircumstance. I Sent her a Stiptic powder which he gave her; it gave relief. I went my Self, left her Some things to take. Calld at mr Hamlins, his wife not so well as I Could wish; at mr Burjess, Shee is more Comfortable than Shee was; at mr Westons, Shee not So well as usual; at mr Craggs, Polly apears to be mending. they removd her into the Chamber ys Day. I Came home at Dusk. Son & Dagt Town and their Little Daft Came here, Left their famely well. mrs Pollard paid me 1/6 for work I Did for her. aT mr Wiesoms & other Neigrs. Phinehas Pane, a Dagt Born.
11 3


Clear and Cold. mr Ballard went to Coart. mr Town & wife & Dolly to Pitts Town. mr Field, Rust, Shaw & Piercs Son Dind. Esqr Weston & Leut Learned Supt here. I have been at home, ye girls washt floors. I finisht a Shirt for Patty & workt on one for Epm. at home.
12 4


Clear. mr Titcom took Breakfast. Capt Slackpool, Bullin, Goodin & Town, and yr wives Dind & took Tea here, mr Benn Porter to Tea, I have been at home. Dolly Seems not So well. Doct Coney here, left her Some Bitters. at home. a number of friends here on a visit.
13 5


Clear. I have been at home. Son & Dagt Town, mr Porter & others Break fasted &C, &C. at home.
14 6


Clear. Esqr Weston, mr Pitts & Foster, Son & Dagt Town took Breakfast. I was Calld to See Polly Bisbe, tarried all night. She was Delirious in her feavor fitt. at Bisbes.
15 7


Cloudy & Some Snow. Polly a little Easier. I left her near night. Calld at mr Taylors, his youngest Child has the meaSels. I arivd at home aft Sun Sett. at Ditoes. Son Town went to Winthrop.
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