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Martha Baldwin diary,page 117
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.

Mr. & Mrs. (?) Mr. & Mrs. Hughes & Mrs. Crissy here to tea. Went to the (?) A perfect jam went to tea & came home with Mr. B----. March 8th Did not recite. The first time I have failed. Studying. Went down to Mr. (?) to that surprise and such a time. Got home at five provoked at myself for going. March 9th Felt too bad to do anything. Recited & got my lessons again. 10 Have studied some & sewed some. Went up to Mollie’s a few minutes. 11th Wrote and studied all day if it was Sunday. Steve came here to night just as I was getting ready to go to church so had to stay at home. So provoking. 12th Busy writing my essay. Read at Lyceum.

Martha Baldwin diary,page 117

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