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Martha Baldwin diary,page 105
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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This page is incorrectly labeled as number 106 - the correct page number is 105. 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. 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

Martha Baldwin diary,page 105

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