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Martha Baldwin diary,page 151
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 152 - the correct page number is 151. 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. When I arrived, found Wesly and his bride there. We have _____ well. Letter from home. February 3. At home all day with the expectation of going up town _____. February 4. Miss Hubble visited here. Went to Lyceum. They had a witty and good debate. February 5. Thought I should go Monday but am again disappointed. Went up town and called on business at Mr. _______ and Mr. _________. This evening went to a lecture before the young men’s Lyceum at the Methodist Church. Went with George and the bride and sat with Julia Parker.

Martha Baldwin diary,page 151

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