Martha Baldwin diary,page 46 Creator
Baldwin, Martha, 1840-1913 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, 1860-1863 Type
text, image Format
Some sections of the original diary are illegible, and these are noted in the transcription. A bracketed question mark [?] represents one illegible word. Places where whole sentences (or considerable portions thereof) were found to be illegible are noted with a bracketed ellipsis [â€¦]. Whole paragraphs found to be illegible have been noted in the following manner: [P] Tuesday. New years day, 1861. A beautiful day, the sleighing is fine, and it is not severely cold. At school all day and up till twelve. A letter from home and from Gus.
I am Friday 4th I think it ridiculous we had [?] school to day. We recited in Latin at ten so that Proff. [?] could go.
Proff. Holden like a patriotic man excused us from logic.
I could not have my [?] to go the Episcopal church, so went to Baptist church. The sermon was [?] a regular abolition speech.
How deeply ought we too feel the condition of our beloved country and left to heaven the heart felt prayer for her preservation & protection. Alot blame or condemn any but as [sic] forgiveness for all.