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Martha Baldwin diary,page 191
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 192 - the correct page number is 191. 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. One more year has fled with its burden of joys and sorrows and we “are one march nearer home.” My Journal, bravely how you stand by me, ever ready to bear record of sorrow as well as pleasure. You have been with me at home, amid the loved ones that ever linger there whose names are inserted upon your pages, and you have gone with me beyond the _________ of love and friendship that crowd its every corner, among strangers where none knew or cherished us. There you have been my faithful friend. To you I have confided all my sorrow and pleasures and on your pure unspotted pages have

Martha Baldwin diary,page 191

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