Martha Baldwin diary,page 79 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] Holden read us a lecture.
3rd Part of the Literature class had their essays. They were good [?]. To night went over to Looâ€™s we all went up on Prospect, then down to the [?]. Like a great goose, I staid at Mr Eames to tea, then went up to hear Mr [?] speak at the college. Came home almost dead sick.
4th Could not speak loud to day was excused from reciting, and from reading my selection. [â€¦] not withstanding. To night Amyâ€™s Uncle & my Cousin Charles [?] came here. He is anxious I should go home that way. I donâ€™t want to, but may. Twill just spoil our arrangements about going to the depot. 5th Amy just went home with her [?] to day. Proff Holden read to us in Literature. To day [?] went over to the Eames. Mark & I have been training. Lucy has gone home with [?] & Louisa & I am alone. [?][?] & cold but of course I must go to [?] Mrs Stones lecture before our society. Subject The Ministry of Sorrow. Twas excellent. 6th Washed some. Louisa & [?] came for me to go & see the cast & did not get back till noon. This afternoon had to iron & go down town. Saw Chrly [sic] who is pleased