Martha Baldwin diary,page 83 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, 1860-1863 Type
text, image Format
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 [â€¦]. 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.