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Martha Baldwin diary,page 101
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.

Feb 2nd Mollie Mary Ann and I are getting up a surprise for Mr. (?) if we can only keep it still it will go off nice. Have been studying most all day. Read most (?) pages. I have been waiting for most three weeks for the time to come when I should feel like writing so as to write my essay but to night I had to go at it though the time didn’t come. It is like picking needles out of hay stacks to get ideas out of my brain. Hope I shall write next week. Feb 3rd Busy very. This morning Father was taken with a hard chill and has been very sick. That party went off well we succeeded

Martha Baldwin diary,page 101

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