Martha Baldwin diary,page 97 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] 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 donâ€™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 donâ€™t believe I shall go to school any more for Iâ€™m [?] discouraged. Yet I sometimes thinks Iâ€™ll teach and help myself & show them what I can do.