Martha Baldwin diary,page 55 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] all the morning. Mother is cleaning a dress, Sarah and Lola at work, and the children raising [?]
I do hate to go back and go to studying, yet I will not have school. I do wish Father was here.
This afternoon [?] Woodward came around for me to go sleighriding with herself and cousins. This evening [?] at Mr [?].
27th Mr A___ has just declared that I have a great many notions that I will get over in forty years. Hope so at least. Bitter cold went to church once and took a sleighride this afternoon with all the folks. All are sitting round reading. [?] and I talk some of staying. [â€¦] If so Mother will go to morrow. I donâ€™t know whether it is best or not.