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Martha Baldwin diary,page 33
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.

to be such an exertion for others and it almost seems as though it was a sacrifice though they are very anxious for me to go. And I think if father rents his farm as I think he will that the climate there (at Ohio) would be better for both. Again it seems as though I might content myself with going to Ypsi and not go out of state. When I think of giving up going through a course of study, I think of what most people would say about my means of going and it is true, that if my father can not afford to educate his only child, who can. My thoughts are in a hubbub and I will go and catch (?) and take a ride. I don’t know what is coming & I might as well go while I can

Martha Baldwin diary,page 33

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