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  1. Oct 2019
  2. Sep 2019
    1. erconstitutionisenfeeblg9dby.farmerattacksofdisease,andworndownbyaverexertia

      mrs. hall is worn down from being sick all the time

    2. Thelabourofasinglefemalew0uldrelieveme&setmeatlibertytodevotemytimetodirectMissionarylabours--butnosuchhelpistobehadher

      Hall expressed to Ely that he was in need of another woman at La Pointe because his wife was continually ill and he was doing all the housework

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    1. WehavenofourChildren,betweenthebirthfnotwoofwhomwasthereabove18months.TheycannotlearntodosuchbusiesswithoutgoingtoCollege,Perhapshecan.B[u]tareallbabiesandrequiiscqnstantattention.Besideswhattheysufferfromneglectintheireducation,theysufferfromneglectinotherrespects.Thecareofsuchafamilyisenoughtophoweverstrongherconstienfeebledbydisease.Durimyself,exceptthekindassispartof[the]dayatatimeatassociateinthemission,dreofherownfamilydidnotpethanatherconnnementwitquitefeeble,shehasbeencagratitude.Thepromiseofstostratethehealth&stren[g]thofanyMother,ionmaybe;muchmoreonewhoseconstitutionismyWife'slastconnnement,sheha[d]nonursebuttancerenderedbyMrsNewtonwhoassistedusathreeorfourdifferenttimes.MrsTownourssedthechildafewtimes,butthenumerousdutiesrmithertodomore.Mywifehoweverwasbetterhanyofherotherchildren.Tho'herhealthisnowrriedthroughsofarinamannerthatcallsforspecialrengthequaltoourday,hasbeenverined.Mywifeoftenfeelsasifshecouldnotsustaintheconstantlabourswhichdevolvedup

      there are four children at La Pointe in 1836, all of whom are considered babies that need constant care

      Hall thinks that they are being neglected both in terms of education and actual care

      the women are sick a lot and cannot care for the babies as well as mr. Hall thinks they should be

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  3. Aug 2019
    1. fheisneededmoreatFondduLac,oratsomeotherstationthanhere,hewillprobablylea

      Sproat was supposed to go with Ely to Fond du Lac, but the sickness of Mrs. Hall made him stay at La Pointe to help Ms. Cooke with the school

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    1. thinkImentionedinmyformerletterthatMrsHallhasexperiencedaslightattackoffever.Aftershehadbeenconnnedtwoorthreeweeks,shebegantobeconvalescent,andwethoughtshewouldspeedilybewell.Bytoomuchexposureandoverexertion,herfeverreturnwithviolence,andsoreducedher,thatinfour[or]nvedayswegaveupallhopeofherrecoveryandlookedalmosthourlyforherdissolution.Throughdivinemercy,herfeverinafewdayssubsided,butlefthersolow,thatwithsymptomsofotherdesease[sic]withappeared,wehadbutslighthopesofherrecoveryforamonthormore.Sheappearsnowtoberecovering,thoughyetunabletomovewithoutassistance

      Mrs. Hall is ill and still recovering, after over a month of being sick

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    1. roceedtoMrWarren‘spost,atLaPoints,onLakeSuperior,whi

      Mr. Hall, Mr. Ayer, Mrs. Hall, and Mrs. Campbell (interpreter) traveled to La Pointe on Lake Superior

  4. Jun 2019
    1. istorH111infinehalth&spirit

      Same Hall as before with childbirth complications?

    2. Mrs.Hall,afterachildbedconnnement,hadaseverentofsicknessinconsequenceofanimposthumatedbreast.Shehasnowsofarrecoveredastoenjoycomfortablehealth,thoughshehasnotfullyregainedherstrength

      Mrs. Hall was bed-ridden after a birth complication of an "imposthumated breast". She had a "severe fit of sickness" because of it, but returned to comfortable health, although not strength.

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