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Martha Baldwin diary,page 165
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 166 - the correct page number is 165. 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. forth. Yesterday I received a letter from Gus so gay and in such good spirits and this morning on going down to breakfast Mrs. C showed me a notice in the paper stating that her father had a severe shock of apoplexy, and was probably in this deceased. Poor, poor Gus. What will she do. I have thought of nothing else to day. March 4. Yes, it was too true. Todays paper confirms the news. It is certainly a dreadful blow to that family. They were so closely united by the bonds of love and affection. I well remember the last time I saw him to speak to him. It was the last

Martha Baldwin diary,page 165

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