Martha Baldwin diary,page 59 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] the stove. Will we ever all meet again! and when!
I have been reading Timothy [?] letters.
They contain many beautiful things and if I would but follow its precepts I would be far better and nobler than I am now. I learned one new thing that impressed me that a witty woman is a dangerous thing. I donâ€™t feel one bit as I ought to commence study, but trust I shall get into that state soon.
What will be the doom of our country Heaven only knows.
If there is an attempt made to take the capital, all hope of [?] and conciliation must end. 4th At my studies again. They are [â€¦] Rhetoric with English Literature & I want to take French.
To day Proff. Holden read us a lecture on Rhetoric. To night I have studied