Martha Baldwin diary,page 113 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, 1859-1860 Type
text, image Format
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.
I had to treat him pleasantly & think it best to be good friends till he knows as he is going so soon but if he is going to stay I could not & even now knowing what I do I sometimes think I ought not to speak to him ever. But he has such a familiar way you can not get mad or get him mad. One thing I will say he has such a disposition as Job must have had as he would not notice me though he (?) he more talked about us.
29th Rainy (?) & dreary. Mr. Hill not at home. Mollie came in after school. Writing for the budget box.