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Martha Baldwin diary,page 58
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] great train. They left us [?] & we found ourselves at home at one. I do so hate to have Sophia leave. Feb 2nd Lonesome and homesick. I can’t, try hard as I may anticipate any pleasure this qr. I am homesick and discontent. To day I have gone through with the usual Saturdys [sic] routine, and am waiting for the bread to rise with the delightful prospect of going down town. I ought to be ashamed not to be content when I can go to school, but I can’t help it. I am so anxious to hear from mother. Sick and blue. 3rd Not able to go to church because of a sore toe, so have been at home reading and studying, trying to but I can’t. Last Sunday at this time Willy, Sophia, Esther, [?], Hilton, Mother Sarah & I were all sitting round

Martha Baldwin diary,page 58

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