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Martha Baldwin diary,page 144
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 145 - the correct page number is 144. 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. January 10, 11. Bitter, bitter cold. Got a letter from Eliza Whitney and Mary Ann. She is having gay times. Eliza is ________, spells as ever. She says how widely scattered is the band that met within the Academy’s sacred walls one year ago, and speaks of our prayer meetings, and wonders if we ever think, as the shades of Thursday evening gather round, of the hours we have spent there. Tonight I am writing with the baby on my lap and Ella May _____ she’s awful. She has gone up town to see about that question for Lyceum. But a few short weeks will end my stay here and then homeward.

Martha Baldwin diary,page 144

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