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Martha Baldwin diary,page 116
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.

March 5 That great dreaded literary is passed and can it be that we are all alive. All went off well. My essay was a description of the Lyceum in (?) style. Sophy and Almira stay here. March 6th To morrow Wednesday no further developments. Went out with Almira. Recited. Took a short ride got my lessons and had the blues. I do believe I am getting to be a very unhappy disposition. Have been invited to Mr. Hill’s to morrow eve & to a surprise party next night. Had rather be shook than to go to either place. Rain rain. Tim is holding his last school. March 7th This morning went to recite. Tim came in & bid me goodbye. He went this afternoon. Mr. & Mrs. Roberts

Martha Baldwin diary,page 116

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