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Martha Baldwin diary,page 67
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] 23rd Saturday and a busy one too. To night Dick came for me to go to the reading circle. Had a very pleasant time. It is now eleven but I must write some for I must have a composition & abstract Monday & a report one week from to night. 24 At church. Written home & a [?] the girls at church. Have been reading Whittier’s poems. There are some pretty [?] about [?] No more these simple flowers belong/ To Scottish maid and lover;/ Sown in the common soil of [?]/ They bloom the wide world over/ Give lettered pomp to teeth of time/ So […]/ Blot out the Epics stately rhyme/ But spare his Highland Mary/ (And this too I like) Fair scenes! Where unto day & night/ Make rival love, I have [?] soon/ [?] time before the eastern light/

Martha Baldwin diary,page 67

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