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Martha Baldwin diary,page 27
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. May 28. The wind blows cold and dreary and I have studied a little, while all the rest are losing themselves in the land of dreams. This has been a busy day. So much housework to do that I have hardly stopped to think. Eva has just returned from the village in high glee. She said she saw Ada, Eliza and Hannah on a train as usual. Oh how I would like to see and be with them, chasing those old streets where we have so often been together. Wild girls as they call us. Still there is pleasure at home when you can feel that you are bestowing pleasures upon others and doing your duty. And may I be thankful for such a home.

Martha Baldwin diary,page 27

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