Martha Baldwin diary,page 77 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, 1860-1863 Type
text, image Format
Some sections of the original diary are illegible, and these are noted in the transcription. A bracketed question mark [?] represents one illegible word. Places where whole sentences (or considerable portions thereof) were found to be illegible are noted with a bracketed ellipsis [â€¦]. Whole paragraphs found to be illegible have been noted in the following manner: [P] The play is Merchant of Venice. Yes & must write for that box.
22 Did not go into the Botany class to day. Recited in C.S. But did not read my composition as Mrs S wants me to read next Saturday with all. I shall have to write a new one for I wonâ€™t read that.
23 Saturday Have worked, have read & done a little of everything. No more reading circles. How the wind does blow.
24 Sunday. Went to Baptist church Alice and Charlie baptised. Have been writing & doing a little of everything. I did not go down to church this afternoon, but guess Iâ€™ll go this evening. Shall have to go to the Baptist for shant dare to come home alone. O tis such a pleasant day. Only two Sundays more in Kalamazoo.
26th Tuesday. Rain & rain. To day noon went over to Looâ€™s [?] This evening Alice & I are invited down there. Charly came up from the store.
We had a very good time. Twas raining so hard that we thought best to stay all night & go home early in the morning.