Martha Baldwin diary,page 9 Institution
Baldwin Public Library Subject
Baldwin, Martha, 1840-1913 Subject
Women Michigan Birmingham Biography Subject
Birmingham (Mich.) History Item Number
Part of Martha Baldwin's Diary, 1858-1859 Type
text, image Format
The following is taken from a transcription of Martha Baldwinâ€™s diary (1858-1859). Illegible sections of the original text are noted as follows: ______. A parenthetical question mark (?) follows words in the original text that were not completely legible but were still transcribed. April 8. At school. This evening Mrs. Jenny and Caroline F. called, also Buchanan, Verona, Julia and Lillian. After prayer meeting where we all probably met for the last time in that capacity, Verona and Eliza came to rehearse the colloquy after which we told stories till about one.
April 9. This morning Mr. Cucheon made a most affecting (?) prayer, and when we went to the class, scarcely one could speak. At the close of school he said but little. Seven oâ€™clock found the room crowded. Our paper was good. Both that of Buchanan and Emily was deserving of praise.
The introspection placed Gus in _____ and Aunt Eliza, the man hater, taking in moping (?)