Martha Baldwin diary,page 59 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. July 29. Came home this morning and have been very busy.
The carpenters have at last come and I hope the long contemplated work will be completed. To night I have been ______ my vines till I came up to study and write. I have just commenced reading Milton and Young.
In the ______ on â€œTime, Death and Friendshipâ€ how common yet how beautiful are his ideas. The following on Time is a beautiful version of the maxim â€œTime waits for no manâ€ and why since time was given for use not waste.