Martha Baldwin diary,page 54 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] For the evenings entertainment the music was good but too much with it.
The Dales are all very pleasant. Thursday. Esther & I walked a good deal. Visited the [?] bakery, which is well worth seeing. We went to the skating pond & took tea at Mrs Dales. In the evening went to a wedding at St. James church. Some friends of [?] and then ran to the depot. Got home at eleven nearly frozen. Sophia was here, so it is quite a family gathering.
25 Bitter cold. Sophia and Esther went to Chicago. I went down to the depot for the paper but the train passed at junction so I rode down with them. This afternoon called on [?][?].
26 It is not quite so cold this morning. I have been reading and fussing all