Martha Baldwin diary,page 16 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
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. April 17. My Father had a sick night and has been very bad all day. This morning I went to the village. Aunt Maria went home this afternoon.
April 18. My Father was better as easier through the night, but has been very sick through the day.
April 19. Cold and stormy. My Father had a very sick night. Is a little easier this evening. I have prevailed on my Mother to lie down while I attend to Father. He has so many faint spells that someone ought to be awake to hear and watch him. Mother is so afraid it will tire me out. Surely it ought not to when for two or three months I have been up through