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Martha Baldwin diary,page 83
Baldwin, Martha, 1840-1913

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Baldwin, Martha, 1840-1913

Women Michigan Birmingham Biography

Birmingham (Mich.) History

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Part of Martha Baldwin's Diary, 1860-1863

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Some sections of the original diary are illegible, and these are noted in the transcription. A bracketed question mark [?] represents one illegible word. Places where whole sentences (or considerable portions thereof) were found to be illegible are noted with a bracketed ellipsis […]. Whole paragraphs found to be illegible have been noted in the following manner: [P] Monday Several friends in will [?] [?] Tuesday went up to the farm & up to Gus & Wednesday walked down & went down to the Oak [?] to be inspected. Lucy, Emily, Clara in the night. It does seem so good to get home & see them all, again. The war news is all the topic. Writing letters this evening. Thursday 18th War, war in what and when will it end? Charly & Nellie [?] here to tea. Spent the evening at Mr [?] 19th How horible [sic]! The oil regions are all on fire. Seven killed by an explosion. But the sadest [sic] news. Albert Gardner is one. They have just sent up the telegram. What misery must there be in that home. Made some calls with mother & called on Lucy. Read loud some. To night in Kal. [?] is our musical entertainment. Do they think of the absent one [?] they. 20 Sophia down to day. 21 At church and home with Sophia.

Martha Baldwin diary,page 83

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