Martha Baldwin diary,page 88 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] I would like to go but think perhaps Iâ€™dd [sic] better not. O I wish it was Friday night. To morrow Iâ€™ve got to go down there again. William P--- is here and war is the theme.
O how sad it is! but many years it will [be] before peace comes again. Quite a [?] our hurrah for Davis, made the [?]
Now I must write to Eva. How I wish she was here.
Sunday 22. Went to the farm for some beautiful flowers. Then over to [?][?] for Mother. Had a pleasant ride.
After we came home I called. I wish he had stayed away, but Lucy was here so could not tell him what was what. If I could see him this week so he wonâ€™t call next.
But I donâ€™t think she ought to blame me. I am sure I was [?][?]