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Martha Baldwin diary,page 78
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.

It was very long & lasted till (?) It did not amount to any thing in literary point of view being mostly (?) George Torry is anxious to get up a sleigh ride for to morrow night. Em & Mary accepted and so did I. Had the excruciating pleasure of his ride home. 24 Christmas eve. Eliza B--- Amanda & Belle (?) called. That sleigh ride was taken. We went to Mr. Crandall’s in the South field and while there had a very pleasant time Em Mary and I. I suppose will all claim to have gone with George for I am certain he was the only gentleman in the load I would care to have it said I went with.

Martha Baldwin diary,page 78

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