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Martha Baldwin diary,page 46
Baldwin, Martha, 1840-1913

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Baldwin, Martha, 1840-1913

Women Michigan Birmingham Biography

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Part of Martha Baldwin's Diary, 1860-1863

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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 […]. 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.

Martha Baldwin diary,page 46

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