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Martha Baldwin diary,page 48
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.

This morn about half past eight o clock we started. Found Frank waiting at the village. Had a pleasant ride & found them expecting us & we thought glad to see us. Verona gave us work and we spent the time for her. Hemmed a handkerchief a piece. They have a very pleasant place and had some beautiful watermelon to which we paid just tribute. About three according to our instruction, we saddled our beasts or rather they saddled them for us and we journeyed homeward. Hoyt also mounted his charger and kept us company. And thus we departed, sometimes journeying slowly and again slightly increasing our speed, then stopping neath the shade of some

Martha Baldwin diary,page 48

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