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Martha Baldwin diary,page 88
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.

7th How provoking. It is thawing and the snow is all going off. Recited this morning. Went with the horse & colts up to the gate for a look. Almira Wooly called. This afternoon the last singing school was to be held at the (?) We went up. Frank had promised to come down but did not come till after I had gone up. We had a first rate time. Frank Mary K--- and I went over to the post office where we (?) (?) Em Snow and Frank both came here and who should come in but Lockwood, attracted by Frank of course, who stayed to tea. There were a good many going to the (?) to attend his school, and we had a general invitation only about which we tormented the poor fellow finely.

Martha Baldwin diary,page 88

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