Martha Baldwin diary,page 49 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] 9th O Dear study study study, up at night & up in the morning.
10th No letter & I know mother wonâ€™t come.
11th A lecture know mother wonâ€™t come.
The lecture from [?] Summer Education in Germany Ireland France and United States.
He spoke of the advancement of education and education at intervals in each of the states.
Of the opportunity offered in all save the one that boasts the most â€“ our own to the poor for attaining a higher degree of knowledge not exactly what we call education but opportunities where by [?] may gain a great knowledge of the trades of all scientific disciplines upon which they depend.
That too few of our lectures told us the plain truth that our land was behind others and not in advance.