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Martha Baldwin diary,page 33
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] [?], but will have something worse. Those problems and course sections. The girls are going to the social I shall have a quiet evening to study. We have the program for our literary exhibition, now myself for an essay. If I was just in Janes place I should be lonely there but I hope she [?][?] I went to the social. Dec 12th To night there was the lecture by Mr [?] his subject was the “women of the east” but it would have been more appropriately termed Constantinople. He was dressed in Turkish costume. The great part of it was description was of their religious customs, and I never before thought there could be anything impressive in their calling prayers but as he described it it must be. To hear the solemn voices from the dizzy heighth [sic] calling forth the

Martha Baldwin diary,page 33

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