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Martha Baldwin diary,page 15
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. went to Detroit. Father is not well. April 14. At home and very busy. April 15. At home. Father brought me a letter from P----. Emily Trowbridge is sick. April 16. This morning Mother came to my bed to tell me that Father had been sick all night. Yes, there was no mistaking that moan of pain. Father was sick again. The doctor has been here and he has suffered much. He has, it would seem, had his share, but help us to say thy will be done. Delia (?) Mastin (?) has visited him today and I went down to Carrie’s (?) school with her. Have just come from Macks where I went to stay with Em. With many hopes and fears I bid good night.

Martha Baldwin diary,page 15

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