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Martha Baldwin diary,page 139
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 140 - the correct page number is 139. 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. December 31. Tis the last day of the old year. I have taught all day. Taken my French lessons and been to Lyceum this evening. Tonight I received a letter from Emily Tripp containing the awful news that Mrs. Hill had attempted to hang herself. I can not put it out of my mind what could have been the cause. I also received letters from home. God in his infinite way has spared the loved ones their health and strength. They are very lonely without me and I wish I was still there. How _______ I, and how little

Martha Baldwin diary,page 139

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