Martha Ballard's Diary, June 10 - 13, 1794

10 3
Cloudy. Dolly very full of Pain in her Ears. we Batht her feet. mrs Pitts went home, Shee is very feeble. I have been at home transplanting Parsnips & doing other work in my Gardin. mrs Densmore here. at home. mrs Pitts went home. mrs Densmore here.  
11 4
Cloudy & Some rain. I workt Some in my Gardin. Dolly is better. Jason Livrmr Junr had a fitt this morn at the hook. at home. Jason Livermore Junr had a fitt at ye hook ye morn.  
12 5
Clear morn. Augustus Ballard here. I was Calld to See Sally Williams who is not So well as Shee Could wish. I went to See mrs Pitts, mr Capins Child & Dagt Pollard. Dolly is there. mrs Ingerham, Sturges, Crage & Burtun, Sally & P Densmore here. at Shubal Pitts & other Neigrs. John Houston Expird at Sandy river.  
13 6
Clear ye most of ye Day. mr Ballard is gone to Washington to Survey for mr John Davis, who removd from hollowell to the farm which was owned by Doct Williams. I have been to mr Livermores. Sally Wilms & Polly Livrmr been takeing a puke. I receivd Letters from Brthers Collins, Moore & Barton, my friends there are well Except Doct Barton. Old Lady Town Deseast in may last. at mr Livermors. the Girls unwell. I receivd Letters of ye 1st inst from Doct Barton & Bror Collins. Death aunt Town may last.  

Source: Transcription courtesy of Robert and Cynthia McCausland.