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Martha Baldwin diary,page 192
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 193 - the correct page number is 192. 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. whispered many thoughts I dared confide to none other. Though all around was cold and unfeeling, to you I could come at evenings calm and holy and unveil the mind hidden from the wisest of all, beside knowing that you would not betray me, that you would speak to none of the secrets. I had placed in your keeping the secrets that we all wish kept from the gaze of strangers eyes, our “true feelings”. To you have I confided all (no, not all for many vanished as air castles as soon as formed) but many of my hopes and dreams of the future and many

Martha Baldwin diary,page 192

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