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Martha Baldwin diary,page 2
Baldwin, Martha, 1840-1913

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Baldwin, Martha, 1840-1913

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Part of Martha Baldwin's Diary, 1858-1859

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The following is taken from a transcription of Martha Baldwin’s diary (1858-1859). Illegible sections of the original text are noted as follows: ______. A parenthetical question mark (?) follows words in the original text that were not completely legible but were still transcribed. links were added to friendships chain during that winter, many that are yet unbroken. A change of teachers brought a cloud over our sunny life and then Mr. Tripp came among us. The picnic at Orchard Lake ended the winter term and the next five weeks that followed, I remained at home. Twas during that year that I first saw Laura and that we first saw Verona and her brothers and sisters whom we now highly prize. Swiftly flew our summer vacation while busied with the vacations of a home life. Gus and Lizzie and myself were much together till the 18th of August. We returned to our school and I to my old quarters at Mrs. Jenks.

Martha Baldwin diary,page 2

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