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Martha Baldwin diary,page 178
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 179 - the correct page number is 178. 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. March 14. Dull and rainy. Will went back. He promised to write to me and he seemed very friendly. If he has been distant it has been my fault. I fear I have not had all the charity I should have had for him. Had my mother died when I was young and my father left me to myself as his father has, it would be strange if I had not some folly which I must overlook in him. March 15. Truly has it been said “that the world has many places where a man may rest but only one nest” and that is home.

Martha Baldwin diary,page 178

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