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Martha Baldwin diary,page 66
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. August 6. Mother has been over to Uncle Franks today. I do really like to do housework when I can go on and have the charge of it as I have to day. But tis very warm. I have been writing some for the ________ August 7. This afternoon was the last day of Carrie’s school. All the girls were there. All this week have I been intending to go for Jennie Willets, and Gus and I came from the schoolhouse intending to go but the rain came in torrent and prevented my going. It cooled the sultry air and invigorated everything, yet I was disappointed. Just at night I took Gus home. We have been

Martha Baldwin diary,page 66

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