Martha Baldwin diary,page 68 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.
used to know was buried to day. He leaves a wife and two little children in the cold world.
23rd Busy. Molly (?) called to day. We spoke of getting up a reading class. Think â€˜twould be pleasant.
24th Thanksgiving. Who that looked up on the gorgeous sun light as it slowly starts from the gorgeous portals of the eastern horizon and sent its glad song over hill and vail [sic] could find place for ought but praise and thanksgiving in their heart to that glorious giver of all blessings.
This morning we attended service at the Methodist church and feasted at a