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Martha Baldwin diary,page 125
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 126 - the correct page number is 125. 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. shall have to have a weeks vacation, Christmas, and my year will be out and if health and life are spared I will go home directly and stay till it is time to take a district school in summer if our people are willing I should teach and the select schools may go for all my attempting them again. I have given up the idea of going home Christmas for I know I can’t, much as I want to. If I only had something to read I could stand it better but have not and do not know where to get anything. Our people sent me some Pontiac papers and it was the greatest treat I could have had. While at home, I think them scarcely worthy of notice

Martha Baldwin diary,page 125

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