Martha Baldwin diary,page 30 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, 1859-1860 Type
text, image Format
The following is a transcription of 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.
One sad thing cast a gloom over the day. Delia & Clark were there and about noon word came to them that their mother had cut her throat. Sad indeed. She has been insane some time but was now considered better. Poor Delia. It is very sad.
18th A rainy day. Not very well.
19th To day Veronicaâ€™s school closed with a picnic. Gus & I wanted to go but thought we ought to go to the funeral. It is very sad, very. To night Sarah and I called at Mr. (?).
20 To night I rode down to the village. Sarah went out west to day.