Martha Baldwin diary,page 60 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] hard but am not very well satisfied. Iâ€™m going down to study with Lucy in [?]
Our housekeeping has started off well.
I am determined to study while I do study, but I am going to bed at eleven, and get up at five lessons or no lessons. Most of the scholars are back. The girls seem glad to see me, but all the students are a queer set. There is a new one down stairs [?] Church. 5th Down town to night letter from home & from Mollie. Mother got home safe and found all well. So sleepy I canâ€™t study.
6th Recited in Latin & Rhetoric very well, but worried about my lessons all last night.
7th Studying again. It is very snowy and bitter cold.
8th This afternoon Lydia came up so that I could not study much & this evening Stella came in, so I have not studied two cents worth bitter cold.