Martha Baldwin diary,page 7 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, 1858-1859 Type
text, image Format
The following is taken from a transcription of Martha Baldwinâ€™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 Elizaâ€™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