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Martha Baldwin diary,page 31
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 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.

21st Mother & I & Willy went down to Universalist meeting. Had a good sermon. 22nd At home & busy. My nineteenth birthday. 23rd Mother & I went up to Mr. (?) and called at Mr. Gillettes. I invited Lillie & Kate & Eliza to visit me Wednesday night. When we came home, we found Eva’s mother here. I think it high time. 24th To day or this morning, Lizzie called & I rode down to the village with her. This afternoon Mother and Father went to the village. O I do wish I was not so nervous. Everyone calls me cross and fretful because the noise of the children disturbs me so. But I can’t help it. Mary (?), M Baldwin & Hannah called here, quite an event. Mary invited me to ride with her.

Martha Baldwin diary,page 31

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