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page 60Martha Baldwin diary,
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.

Often have I followed those paths and need to say that I am sad to leave. O I love the grand old woods in Spring in Summer and in Fall. The rich carpet of leaves the gorgeous colors speak home to the heart. Will I ever spend another sabath [sic] in the old house. 31st This afternoon Lizzie and I rode to Troy Corners. It was quite cold. Nov. 1st Mary and I came down to day and home again to night. 2nd This evening Eva Mary & I called at Mr. Gillettes and spent the evening at Mr. Spears. 3rd Butchered to day very busy lonely and homesick to night. The normal school building was burned last Friday.

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