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Martha Baldwin diary,page 32
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.

25 To day I have been busy at work and am now in Sarah’s room writing. I have had to give my dear little room up to Aunty and now know not where to sit down. I am in a perfect fidget to know where I am going to school & when. It seems as though I should fly when I think of it. I have about given up study for I can’t fix my mind on it when it is so uncertain about my going. If I go to Yellow Springs to enter when the term commences I should go a week from next Sunday. But Sarah will not go away for some time yet and Aunty will be here a long while and I can not have Mother with so much to do. Besides I am not ready. While I have been sitting here father has sold a colt the proceeds of which I was to have but I (?) I almost wish I could give up going to school any more it

Martha Baldwin diary,page 32

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