Martha Baldwin diary,page 79 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. I guess all my friends have forgotten me for I have not had a letter for a month or more. But tis some satisfaction to know that I wrote the last letter to all.
I have been reading a book called _________, the only story I have read this summer. I have also read a little in â€œWhoâ€™ll Followâ€, a description of life in a wilderness but tis nothing extra though rather amusing.
August 29. Cold very. Father had a hard chill and has been quite sick. Did not go to church.
August 30. Father is sick.