Martha Baldwin diary,page 98 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] 23rd All this week I have been trying to get a school. But no [?] What shall I do?
I canâ€™t go this year & shall be no better off next. Thus ends all my bright dreams after I have waited so long and worked so hard.
Commenced teaching at Franklin with a prospect for a dreary winter.
Dec 25th Dismissed yesterday till Monday. To night at a party at Mr Maurices.
Dec 27th Attended the Masons festival and enjoyed it much had the honor of a new escort.
Jan 1st Contrary to previous expectations at Utica, Mary [?] Phebe & myself Gardner