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Martha Baldwin diary,page 3
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] 15th Saturday studying some. 16th [?] At church this morning at the [?] and this evening went with Mr Eames. 21st Friday This week have heard from home and have made arrangements to board myself. Shall go to morrow. This evening the girls were all away and E spent the evening with me. 22 Today in my home for the winter I suppose. The family is composed of Mr Burg, a boyish looking fellow and his sister Lucy. Mr Barlow who [?] his sister. The house is up on the hill a new one with green blinds and we have it all to ourselves. 23 I am going to attend the Episcopal but went to the Baptist Church today. 30th We get along very well at home and quite decently at school. My lessons are hard and I am not as perfect as I would like to be.

Martha Baldwin diary,page 3

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