On January 6, 1812, a Monday, Martha Ballard wrote in her Diary:Clear morn, Cloudy aftn. I have done a larg wash for me to have put my Linning out to drie, knit at Evng. Linda filld Sausages. at home.The transcription above is again taken form the website dohistory. The transcription of the diary is the work of Robert R. McCausland and Cynthia MacAlman McCausland.