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Martha Baldwin diary,page 137
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 138 - the correct page number is 137. 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. We have filled our stockings and I have put a collar in hers. December 25. This morn how many hearts have been made glad. When I awake this morn I thought of the loved ones at home. I longed to be there. Had a good cry and went out and found ______ stocking a boy(?) a goose and dog. I shall think a good deal of them especially the boy(?). It is a beautiful day and very cold. The blue waves of the lake roll ______ on out all is so _______ and still I have been right here all day reading some and sewing some. May Heaven bless home and the loved ones there.

Martha Baldwin diary,page 137

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