Martha Baldwin diary,page 139 Creator
Baldwin, Martha, 1840-1913 Institution
Baldwin Public Library Subject
Baldwin, Martha, 1840-1913 Subject
Women Michigan Birmingham Biography Subject
Birmingham (Mich.) History Item Number
Part of Martha Baldwin's Diary, 1858-1859 Type
text, image Format
This page is incorrectly labeled as number 140 - the correct page number is 139. The following is taken from a transcription of Martha Baldwinâ€™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