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Martha Baldwin diary,page 54
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] 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

Martha Baldwin diary,page 54

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