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Martha Baldwin diary,page 45
Baldwin, Martha, 1840-1913

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Baldwin, Martha, 1840-1913

Women Michigan Birmingham Biography

Birmingham (Mich.) History

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Part of Martha Baldwin's Diary, 1860-1863

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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 […]. Whole paragraphs found to be illegible have been noted in the following manner: [P] To day have been writing and reading. Miss McC---- had a friend here to tea. They have now gone to church and Lydia & [?][?] to sit up with a sick woman, so I am all alone. Tis a bitter cold night. Next Friday is a day of fasting and prayer for our troubled nation. Tis time those who have suffered at disunion cast a serious thought on the matter, now that amid war stories there in the [?]. Heaven save us and may the disunion cry no longer be heard. How I would like to be home. Though I heard from there this week I have felt worried lest some of them were sick. I know not why.

Martha Baldwin diary,page 45

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