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The Mar. 18 entry is relevant to the "Textile Production" Theme in Martha Ballard's Diary
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Clear and pleasant. I have done Some washing. Hepsy Bakt Some mins Pies. mrs Leach here, brot home yarn Shee had Spun for me. Son Town has been to the hook on business, he is gone on for home, left here after Sun Sett. at home. Son Town went home.
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Cloudy and Some rain. I was Calld at 2h morn to Doct Colmans to See his Lady. mrss Cutler is there, allso mrss Emerson & her Child there. I tarried all night, went to Bed and Slept till after midnight when my patient Seemd more unwell. at Doct Colmans.
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X Birth Doctr Colmans Dagt. XX.

Clear and pleasant. mrss Colman had mrss Pollard Calld at 3h pm, Shee was Safe Deld at 4h 30m of a fine Dagt, her 5th Child. I Sett up with her this night. Shee and infant are Cleverly. mrss Cutler tarries there this night. at Ditoes. Birth 18 th. receivd 12/as a reward.
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Cloudy and Chilly. I left my patients Cleverly and returnd home at 7 hours this morn, feel so much fatagud that I have not attempted to do much work. mr Ballard is gone to Survey for Freeman. Hinkley, Brother Moore and his wife Dind with me, they have been to pittstn. at Ditoes. Came home at 9h morn.
17 6


rainy. we have been runing Lie & Boiling Bones & Bakeing. mrss Leach here at Evn. Cyrus went to mill, to the hook and up to Sons Pollards & Lambarts. mr Lambart Dind here and left a Cow and Calf at our Barn, his wife Sent me a Cup and pin Ball. at home. mr Lambart here, left a Cow and Calf.
18 7


Clear foren, rain & haill aflern. mr Ballard went to Survey for mr Smith, the Blacksmith. mrss Leach Combd flax for me, 26 lb, had 13 _ lb Tear. Hepsy went home, I paid her 6/, I allso paid Huce 6/ and mrs Leach 2/1_. Cyrus went and Brot Polly Bulerfield here from Sidney, they wrode in the rain. at home. Polly Buterfield Came to work for me, Cyrus went for her.
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