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Martha Baldwin diary,page 11
Baldwin, Martha, 1840-1913

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Baldwin, Martha, 1840-1913

Women Michigan Birmingham Biography

Birmingham (Mich.) History

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Part of Martha Baldwin's Diary, 1860-1863

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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] 27 Recited that piece miserably. We had a meeting of the board of our society and decided to have an exhibition in four weeks. I am to read the paper the first part. I suppose I ought to feel highly honored but can’t say that I do for where’s the time to come from. Went down town and got a letter from Gus the dear good girl. She is back to Ypsi happy too she seems. 28th Sunday. Next Friday night I will get my lessons if it takes till morning and have them off my mind. I have not been very well and have not been to church but have been writing and doing a little of everything. Am going to church to night. Yea and a most splendid sermon did we hear. The subject conscience. If I could write it all out, I would. His conclusion that conscience did not tell us what

Martha Baldwin diary,page 11

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