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Martha Baldwin diary,page 51
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.

3rd This afternoon I rode down to the village to see Gus off. Lizzie rode down too. I called at Mr. Yorns. The cars were behind time and Lizzie Gus & [I] waited a long time at the depot. Gus hated so to go and I to have her. When will I see her again. If we move to B, soon if to Ohio.______ We had a delightful ride home. 4th A most beautiful day Lizzie came for me to ride but I could not have a horse. One year ago last Monday night the Posts Gus as (?) spent here. How widely they are now scattered. To night have been writing to Sarah.

Martha Baldwin diary,page 51

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