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Martha Baldwin diary,page 184
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 185 - the correct page number is 184. 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. Willy is very pretty child but quite noisy. March 26. This afternoon mother went over to see Uncle Frank and took the children. Father is confined to the house being almost down sick and I was reading to him when Gus came. We had a very pleasant time. She is going to teach over to Wing Lake so that I shall see her once a week only. This evening I fulfilled a promise by going up to Almira Wooleys to spend the evening. Charlotte and her interesting brother were there.

Martha Baldwin diary,page 184

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