Martha Baldwin diary,page 5 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, 1860-1863 Type
Some sections of the original diary are illegible, and these are noted in the transcription. A bracketed question mark [?] represents one illegible word. Places where whole sentences (or considerable portions thereof) were found to be illegible are noted with a bracketed ellipsis […]. Whole paragraphs found to be illegible have been noted in the following manner: [P] since I have been here that I ever saw before.
After walking so much yesterday and the day before I am most sick not able to go to church.
From October 1st to 16th.
This part of my journal is necessarily dull since I had no book at the time and could not write regularly. Miss Baldwin and her brother have become members of our family, and all moves on just the same.
Sometimes I think I like the school and sometimes I wish I had gone to Ohio. But there’s no use wishing now. We have to study hard, very hard, and sometimes I think I can’t do it - but I can.