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Martha Baldwin diary,page 186
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 187 - the correct page number is 186. 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. much since I came home interrupted by a noisy boy. At evening when we are seated round our _____ fire reading aloud, someone must up and away to wait on his lordship to his room which, though it disturbs us some, what we are glad to do to get rid of him. But it is wrong to complain. The poor child is better off here than he has been ever since his home was broken up and he is not half as bad as he might be. Boys are a necessary evil I suppose.

Martha Baldwin diary,page 186

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