Martha Baldwin diary,page 105 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
This page is incorrectly labeled as number 106 - the correct page number is 105. 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. for me I could myself no longer (?).
He told he hardly thought I would get a school here and I see plainly he would rather I would not though he reasons to gratify me. Oh how can I ever repay his kindness? He says they will write me often if I stay.
I knew twas only to please me he consented to have me teach but I did not know or think they would be quite so lonely and did not realize how much they were sacrificing to gratify me for they knew I wanted to teach and thought I would enjoy myself better than to stay at home.
I did think so till now. Father will have a lonely