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Martha Baldwin diary,page 148
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 149 - the correct page number is 148. 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 24. Washing and busy all day. January 25. Company here today. Old folks. January 26. This afternoon I went up town. Did several errands and called on Miss ________. She wanted me to come and go with her to dancing school. I went but she had given up my coming and had gone. I came back home but as no one called for me, I did not go up. January 27. At home and busy, at my old ________. January 28. Miss Parker visited here this afternoon and I went to Lyceum this evening.

Martha Baldwin diary,page 148

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