Martha Baldwin diary,page 56 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] 28th Monday. I donâ€™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 canâ€™t get her machine, so will wait & go with me. Sarah [?] & I are going to Elgin to that party, & Lola [?] in with mother. I donâ€™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