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Martha Baldwin diary,page 56
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] 28th Monday. I don’t know whether I should stay or not I hate to go till I have to, and I hate to have Mother go alone. 29th A[t] last it is decided that Mother is to go. Sophia can’t get her machine, so will wait & go with me. Sarah [?] & I are going to Elgin to that party, & Lola [?] in with mother. I don’t like to have her go alone but Wash must go to the depot with me when I have [?] He met us at [?], bade mother good bye and went on our way. The party was pleasant and had I been acquainted should have enjoyed it. But this is a queer world. I was glad to see them enjoy it so much. We left at nine and [?] telegraphed for the freight train to wait for us so we

Martha Baldwin diary,page 56

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