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Martha Baldwin diary,page 32
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] Dec 10 This afternoon went down to the Kalamazoo house to see my cousin of the [?] tribe. After a series of trials I found her. She looks as I thought she would. I came up at seven. She will not come till twelve so I did not think I could stay, as that it would do any good. Sat up till twelve Dec 11 Who should call for me but Wash. He did not get here till four so had to stay till to night. He came with a [?] and we took a ride all over town. They drove up here but did not come in. This afternoon I went down to the Burdict house and stayed till four. Then had to come up to our society meeting. I did hate to have my lessons but twas but doing as I would be done by, for she was lonely I know. Finished Spherical Trigonometry today the

Martha Baldwin diary,page 32

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