Martha Baldwin diary,page 33 Creator
Baldwin, Martha, 1840-1913 Institution
Baldwin Public Library Subject
Baldwin, Martha, 1840-1913 Subject
Women Michigan Birmingham Biography Subject
Birmingham (Mich.) History Item Number
Part of Martha Baldwin's Diary, 1860-1863 Type
text, image Format
Some sections of the original diary are illegible, and these are noted in the transcription. A bracketed question mark [?] represents one illegible word. Places where whole sentences (or considerable portions thereof) were found to be illegible are noted with a bracketed ellipsis [â€¦]. Whole paragraphs found to be illegible have been noted in the following manner: [P] [?], but will have something worse. Those problems and course sections.
The girls are going to the social I shall have a quiet evening to study.
We have the program for our literary exhibition, now myself for an essay.
If I was just in Janes place I should be lonely there but I hope she [?][?] I went to the social.
Dec 12th To night there was the lecture by Mr [?] his subject was the â€œwomen of the eastâ€ but it would have been more appropriately termed Constantinople. He was dressed in Turkish costume. The great part of it was description was of their religious customs, and I never before thought there could be anything impressive in their calling prayers but as he described it it must be. To hear the solemn voices from the dizzy heighth [sic] calling forth the