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Martha Baldwin diary,page 117
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 118 - the correct page number is 117. 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. to have any more scholars, I heartily wish it was the last. Only four bright indeed. I was going to write home tomorrow but I should awfully hate to tell them I had only four scholars when I know I shall have fifteen and over in a time or think I shall. But perhaps tomorrow will change the aspect of things. A boat is whistling but they can never come to the dock, such a night as this. Gus and Clara, what good times they are having at school. Her letter was short, not half what I expected. Verona’s was good, but they are going to Detroit. How provoking. She is going to teach in Mr. Snow’s district. ______ is back, teaches near Utica. Old ________ is married.

Martha Baldwin diary,page 117

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