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Martha Baldwin diary,page 1
Baldwin, Martha, 1840-1913

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Baldwin, Martha, 1840-1913

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Part of Martha Baldwin's Diary, 1859-1860

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The following is a transcription from Martha Baldwin's diary, 1859-1860. Question marks inclosed in parentheses represent words in the original diary that were illegible. Elipses are used to indicate larger portions of the text found to be illegible.

Another year has past. April with her smiles and tears—smiles of joy because she has conquered storm, winter and tears of sympathy for his misfortunes—is with us once more. I have entered upon the Spring of another year and my journal, wilt thou go with me? Wilt thou bear record of the scenes through which I pass, rejoice with me when I rejoice and when clouds cross the way in which I must pass, will thou bear the shadows too?

And to you, may I come to impart the varied thoughts and feelings that pass through my mind—come with my follies and faults, hopes and dreams which ambitions bestows and

Martha Baldwin diary,page 1

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