Martha Baldwin diary,page 58 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] great train. They left us [?] & we found ourselves at home at one.
I do so hate to have Sophia leave.
Feb 2nd Lonesome and homesick. I canâ€™t, try hard as I may anticipate any pleasure this qr.
I am homesick and discontent.
To day I have gone through with the usual Saturdys [sic] routine, and am waiting for the bread to rise with the delightful prospect of going down town.
I ought to be ashamed not to be content when I can go to school, but I canâ€™t help it. I am so anxious to hear from mother.
Sick and blue.
3rd Not able to go to church because of a sore toe, so have been at home reading and studying, trying to but I canâ€™t.
Last Sunday at this time Willy, Sophia, Esther, [?], Hilton, Mother Sarah & I were all sitting round