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page 76Martha 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.

16th Thursday Mary Ann spent the evening here. 17 When I came from lessons found Em there was glad to see her but it is provoking to be so interrupted in my studies. Mrs. Hughes was over a few moments. Called at Mr. (?). I received a letter and band box from Sarah to day. Aunty dropped Eva at Chicago where she is to stay till after the holidays. Poor child I wish she were here. The box contained my bonnet and hood and Willy’s & (?) Photographs so natural they are. Darling little Kit looks so like herself I fancy I can hear her say “Aunty what time is it?”

page 76Martha Baldwin diary,

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