Martha Baldwin diary,page 36 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.
for me. To night I am about sick again and it is so all the while. To day Father has rented the farm. How I do hate to leave the dear old place. But it will be better for them. Go where we will we cannot work harder than we do now and probably not as hard.
May it prove for the best.
September first. The short bright summer is past.
And where is it gone, what have I done. True I have worked very hard since I got well but I can not tell what I have accomplished. To day Uncle Franks people arrived just before noon. Our place is rented. How I shall hate to leave it.