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Martha Baldwin diary,page 7
Baldwin, Martha, 1840-1913

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Baldwin, Martha, 1840-1913

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Part of Martha Baldwin's Diary, 1858-1859

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The following is taken from a transcription of Martha Baldwin’s diary (1858-1859). Illegible sections of the original text are noted as follows: ______. A parenthetical question mark (?) follows words in the original text that were not completely legible but were still transcribed. We are talking of a serenade and go to Eliza’s room tonight to practice, and if the wind goes down, it will come off. I go not to sing, of course, but because I am fond of such sprees. Mr. Buchanan (?) has just called and such a lecture he gave on the laws of health, my health in particular, was cautious (?) kind though. Well the serenade is over. We went to practice (?) and ________, town meeting folks whiskey and bonfires _______ and to from our _______ but after much trouble and tribulation we started, went to twelve places. ______, ________, Eliza, Gus, myself and Hughes, a sort of _______. Came back to ______ had a nice supper

Martha Baldwin diary,page 7

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