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Martha Baldwin diary,page 55
Baldwin, Martha, 1840-1913

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Baldwin, Martha, 1840-1913

Women Michigan Birmingham Biography

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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] all the morning. Mother is cleaning a dress, Sarah and Lola at work, and the children raising [?] I do hate to go back and go to studying, yet I will not have school. I do wish Father was here. This afternoon [?] Woodward came around for me to go sleighriding with herself and cousins. This evening [?] at Mr [?]. 27th Mr A___ has just declared that I have a great many notions that I will get over in forty years. Hope so at least. Bitter cold went to church once and took a sleighride this afternoon with all the folks. All are sitting round reading. [?] and I talk some of staying. […] If so Mother will go to morrow. I don’t know whether it is best or not.

Martha Baldwin diary,page 55

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