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Martha Baldwin diary,page 44
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.

enjoy themselves so well in any other place. I almost dislike the man who is to install himself here. 20th We ate breakfast in the dear old room for the last time. I suppose for soon after Mr. C came to clean and fix. It has been a cold rainy day. Gus went home this morning. 21st Rain, rain, too bad the last days. Sarah is here. Must be so dull. I am very tired indeed. Everything is torn up so that it does not look like home. My room retains its identity save a few additions to its furniture. 22 To day they have moved. Sarah and

Martha Baldwin diary,page 44

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