Martha Baldwin diary,page 67 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] 23rd Saturday and a busy one too. To night Dick came for me to go to the reading circle.
Had a very pleasant time.
It is now eleven but I must write some for I must have a composition & abstract Monday & a report one week from to night.
24 At church. Written home & a [?] the girls at church. Have been reading Whittierâ€™s poems. There are some pretty [?] about [?]
No more these simple flowers belong/
To Scottish maid and lover;/
Sown in the common soil of [?]/
They bloom the wide world over/
Give lettered pomp to teeth of time/
Blot out the Epics stately rhyme/
But spare his Highland Mary/
(And this too I like)
Fair scenes! Where unto day & night/
Make rival love, I have [?] soon/
[?] time before the eastern light/