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Martha Baldwin diary,page 97
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] no home again. Oct 18th When girls now they will go anywhere they are apt to go. Lucy, Mary, Eva, & I had vowed to go and go we did. Had a very good time. Oct 20th It was certain I thought that I was going back to Kal. But to day talking over the hard times & taxes I found I could not go. I have cried till I can scarce see, but it don’t [sic] seem to help matters any. I would not have cared had I not expected to go till it was too late to get a school at all. I don’t believe I shall go to school any more for I’m [?] discouraged. Yet I sometimes thinks I’ll teach and help myself & show them what I can do.

Martha Baldwin diary,page 97

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