Martha Baldwin diary,page 43 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] 23rd The day has been cold and I have been reading & writing. This evening I went down to hear Mr Whipple who lectured on Martin Luther. It was grand, beyond all description. The jesturs [sic] are peculiar but impression it is impossible to keep your eyes off from him, but O [?]sin [thy thinks] heâ€™s a Unitarian.
24th At school. Yet doing very well in my recitations. To night went down to the Episcopal church.
It is bitter bitter cold, one year ago to night I was sleghriding [sic].
25th Christmas. I [sic] does not seem one bit like Christmas, but I suppose it is. How Iâ€™d like to be at home. [?] has just been up to show her presents. I am reading and writing. Am going to try to do something on my way.
We are going to have a [?] supper to night of oisters [sic].
O Dear this writing all day Christ-